Skötu-móðirOld Norse Dictionary - skötu-móðir
Meaning of Old Norse word "skötu-móðir" (or skǫtu-móðir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skötu-móðir (skǫtu-móðir)
- f. ‘skate’s-motber,’ a fabulous monster, Ísl. Þjóðs.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skötu-móðir may be more accurately written as skǫtu-móðir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᛏᚢ-ᛘᚢᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.