As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [the word is still said to be used in provinc. Icel., and also remains in provinc. Swed. lius-muna = ljós-móðir, q. v. (Ihre); Scot. minnie]:—mammy, of a baby; mona mín móna, kveðr barnið, við mik göra verst hjóna, Skálda (Thorodd) 163.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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