As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. mighty, Th. 26: within one’s power, honum er allt þat máttulegt er menninir megu eigi, N. G. L. iii. 242.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏᛏᚢ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)
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