As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mötu-neyti (mǫtu-neyti)
- n. messmates-hip, Nj. 128, Edda 29, Grág. i. 186, ii. 73.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mötu-neyti may be more accurately written as mǫtu-neyti.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛏᚢ-ᚾᛁᚢᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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