As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mönduðr (mǫnduðr)
- m. a sword, from being grasped with the hand, Edda (Gl.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mönduðr may be more accurately written as mǫnduðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚾᛏᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)