As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
munaðr Old Norse word can mean:
- m., gen. munaðar:
- I. difference, Fms. ix. 241, (rare.)
- II. delight, a prolonged form for munr (q. v.), not to be confounded with mun-uð (from mun-hygð); esp. freq. in the COMPDS, munaðar-lauss, adj. orphaned; munaðar-leysi, n. the state of orphanhood; munaðar-leysingi, a, m. an orphan.
- III. in local names, Munaðar-nes, -tunga, Landn., Icel.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚾᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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