As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj., qs. symdr, svimdr, [from sund; symd, Ivar Aasen], able to swim, swimming; vera syndr, Fms. x. 66; s. vel, Fb. i. 368; s. sem selr, Nj. 29, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Njála. (D. II.)
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