As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
svelga Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (svelg; svalg, sulgum; sólginn), v.
- 1) to swallow (mun hón sólgit hafa yrmling nökkurn); jörðin svalg hestinn með öllum reiðingi, the earth swallowed up the horse and all his harness;
- 2) absol. to take a deep draught (hann lekr al drekka ok sveigr allstórum).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᛚᚴᛅ
- absolute, absolutely.
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