As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a mother’s brother, uncle, passim: in the saying, móðurbræðrum verða menn líkastir, Ísl. ii. 29, Bs. i. 134.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᛒᚱᚢᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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