SviptingarOld Norse Dictionary - sviptingar
Meaning of Old Norse word "sviptingar" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
sviptingar Old Norse word can mean:
- f. pl. a tugging, wrestling; harðar, miklar sviptingar, Edda 33, Fms. iii. 188.
- 2. sing., naut. a reefing-rope; svipting ok skaut, Edda (Gl.); þræðr ok sviptingar (acc.), Sks. 30 B.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᛒᛏᛁᚾᚴᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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