As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
svipaðr Old Norse word can mean:
- part. looking so and so; svipaðr ílla = svip-íllr, Fas. iii. 627.
- 2. mod. like, looking like, with dat.; hann er svipaðr henni móður sinni, það er svipað því … ó-svipaðr, unlike.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᛒᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.