As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mjöð-kona (mjǫð-kona)
- u, f. a mead-girl, N. G. L. ii. 204.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mjöð-kona may be more accurately written as mjǫð-kona.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚢᚦ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
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.)