As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- svölr (svǫlr)
- m. the cold sea, sea-spray, Fas. ii. (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, svölr may be more accurately written as svǫlr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚢᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)