At-svif

Old Norse Dictionary - at-svif

Meaning of Old Norse word "at-svif" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

at-svif Old Norse word can mean:

at-svif
n. incident, bearing, Sks. 682.
at-svif
β. medic. lipothymia, a fainting fit, swoon,l. ix. 185; cp. að svífa yfir e-n, to be taken in a fit, Sturl. iii. 286.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᛋᚢᛁᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
cp.
compare.
l.
line.
medic.
medicine, medically.

Works & Authors cited:

Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Fél.
Félags-rit.
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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