As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
kvikr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (acc. -van), a.
- 1) quick, alive, living (yfir þá götu náði engi ~ komast);
- skera e-n kvikvan, to dissect alive;
- 2) lively, glad (svá verðr herrinn ~ við þenna kvitt, at).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᚴᚱ
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