Old Swedish Dictionary - afbäke

Meaning of Old Swedish word "afbäke" (or afbæke) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

afbäke (afbæke)
uthugen bild, beläte, afGUdabild, afGUd. sculptile. .. idest simulacerum alicuius ad forman eius sculptum affbäkke oc affGUd GU C 20 s. 557. simolarcvm. .. offGUd oc obäkee ib 582. Jfr obäkeliker 2: 141.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so afbäke may have also been written as afbæke

Alternative forms or notes:
  • obäkee )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᚠᛒᛅᚴᚽ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Glossarii Latino-Svethici specimen vetustum. E cod. mscr. Bibliothecæ Reg. Acad. Upsal. Diss. Ups. præs. J. H. Schröder. 1845.
GU C 20
Latinskt-Svenskt glossarium efter Cod. Ups. C 20. Utg. av E. Neuman. S 1--583. 1918--20, (hand 2) s. 1--169. 1938--42. SFSS.
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