SvaðOld Icelandic Dictionary - svað
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "svað" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- n. slippery place, slipperiness (s. var á vellinum); fig., var við svað um at mart manna mundi drukkna, it was imminent that many people would be drowned.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛅᚦ
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