SviðnurOld Norse Dictionary - sviðnur
Meaning of Old Norse word "sviðnur" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. a local name of islands in western Icel., where salt was made by burning sea-weed (salt-sviða), see Landn. 2. ch. 23, and Gullþ. S.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᚦᚾᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)