As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- d, mod. t, [sund], to swim; synti allt út í haf, Brandkr. 60 (paper MS.); ok syndu vestr yfir Jökuls-á, Sturl. ii. 157; the word has prevailed in mod. usage, but is very rare in old writers, who either use the tenses of svimma (q. v.) or more freq. leggjask, see leggja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Brandkrossa-þáttr. (D. V.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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