As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (mod. sví-virðiliga, Karl. 159), adv. disgracefully, Fms. vi. 245, vii. 23, x. 237, 341, Karl. 160.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁ-ᚢᛁᚱᚦᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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