Han känner sig illa till mods.

Can anybody please explain this phrase “illa till mods”?

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“He feels uneasy”. “till mods” is a set expression that is used to describe one’s mood. Grammatically it is interesting because “mods” is the genitive of “mod”; it is one example of a handful of Swedish set expressions that use “till” plus the genitive - other examples are “till fots”, “till bords”, “till sjöss”, to name a few.