As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
mat-reiða Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. the making food ‘ready’ dressing food, doing dairy and pantry work and the like; þat er ekki karla at annask um matreiðu, Nj. 75, Fs. 73, Grág. i. 459, Fas. ii. 76.
- 2. d, = matbúa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏ-ᚱᛁᛁᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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