As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mat-föng (mat-fǫng)
- n. pl. stores of food, Fms. ii. 99, Ó. H. 127, Sks. 141, Bs. ii. 179.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mat-föng may be more accurately written as mat-fǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏ-ᚠᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.