Old Swedish Dictionary - afhäfdha

Meaning of Old Swedish word "afhäfdha" (or afhæfdha) in Swedish.

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

afhäfdha (afhæfdha)
afhända, fråntaga, hulkit hanom meth oorät aaffhäffdhat war SD NS 2: 38 (1408.) ib 173 (1409), 203 (1409), 211 (1409).

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • aaff- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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