SveitiOld Icelandic Dictionary - sveiti
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "sveiti" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
sveiti Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) sweat; spratt honum s. í enni, the sweat burst out upon his brow; fá sveita, to get into a perspiration;
- 2) blood; þar sitr Sigurðr sveita stokkinn, stained with blood.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᛁᛏᛁ
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