As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. loose, fickle, variable; marglát kona, Bær. 11, Skálda 194; aldri skal ek verit hafa marglátari (more excessive) söllum hlutum en nú, Fms. x. 290: as a nickname, Teitr inn margláti (= superbus?), Bs. i. 27.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱᚴ-ᛚᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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