As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
svæfa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ða, -ðr), v.
- 1) to lull to sleep (hón söng svá fagrt, at hón svæfði skipshafnir);
- 2) to calm down, still, lull (s. sæ, reiði).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛅᚠᛅ
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