As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mar-tröð (mar-trǫð)
- f. being ‘trodden’ by a mara, nightmare, Fél. x. 15.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mar-tröð may be more accurately written as mar-trǫð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱ-ᛏᚱᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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