As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- möglan (mǫglan)
- t. a murmuring, Hom. 26; möglunar orð, Grett. 153. möglunar-samr, adj. grumbling, 686 B. 2, Grett. 148.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, möglan may be more accurately written as mǫglan.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚴᛚᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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