As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [svífa], a tiller, Fas. iii. 197; sels sveif, a seal’s paw, N. G. L. i. 363.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᛁᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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