- karlsift, adv. paa Mandssiden i nedstigende Linje; hverr hans ættmanna sá, er karl-sift at langfeðgatali væri frá honumkominn, skyldi vera konungr ok takaríki eptir föður sínn Flat. I, 2404;jvf Grg. I, 19616; se karlsvipt.
Part of speech: adv
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛆᚱᛚᛋᛁᚠᛏ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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