As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [Ulf. skewjan = ὁδον ποιειν, Mark ii. 23]:—to stride, absol. and only in poetry; hón skævaði skýjum efri, Hkv. 2. 3; hón skævaði (she strode) veigar þeim at bera, 35; þá kom in arma út skævandi, Og. 32; skæva vér létum, Am. 96.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚢᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- absolute, absolutely.
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)
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