As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. [from Old Fr. muter; Engl. to mute, moult; the Lat. mutatus is a hawk that has been in the muta (Fr. mue, Engl. mews), and has done moulting]:—of a hawk that has moulted; einn hinn fríðasti gáshaukr með fögrum fótum, svá sem hann væri fimm sinnum eða sex mútaðr, Str. 75, where the French original has mues; þúsund gáshauka mútaða, Karl. 485.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛏᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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