As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., spelt morð; hafa morð fjár, Al. 123, Hom. (St.), MS. 623. 21, where it is spelt morg = morþ:—a swarm, prop. a swarm of ants (akin to maurr); mor af mýi, fiski, síld, a swarm of flies, shoal of herrings:—an atom, svo lítið mor.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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