As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
svefja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (svef, svafða, svafðr), v. to lull to sleep, assuage, soothe (s. e-n, s. reiði e-s); döglingr bað þik, at þú sárdropa s. skyldir, to stay the bleeding wounds;
- refl., ~st, to be appeased or soothed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᚠᛁᛅ
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