As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mod. svikull, adj., contr. sviklar, Gd. 49; inn svikli, Flóv. 36; but svikalir, Hkr. iii. 227; svikalasta, Anecd. 100, as also in mod. usage:—treacherous, Fær. 138, Fms. i. 219, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᚴᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Anecdoton. (H. II.)
- Flóvents Saga. (G. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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