As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, (svaml, n.), to swim with great fuss and noise, like a whale, Fas. iii. 443; víða trúi eg hann svamli sá gamli, Jón Arason.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛅᛘᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)