SvifOld Icelandic Dictionary - svif
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "svif" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
svif Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) swinging round, veering, of a ship;
- 2) in pl. nick of time; í þeim svifum, at that moment.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᚠ
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