As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., gen. Mostrar, an island in Norway on which the first Norse church was built, Fms.: in a nickname, Mostrar-skegg, n. Moster-beard, i. e. the man of M., esp. Eyjarskeggi, Landn. (Eb.) Mostrar-stöng, f. a nickname, Fms. Mostrar-þing, n. a parliament in the isle of M., n. G. L. i. 147.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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