Old Swedish Dictionary - äggilsa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "äggilsa" (or æggilsa) in Swedish.

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

äggilsa (æggilsa)
eggelse, tillskyndelse, lockelse. the lyddo diäfflana äggilsso MP 3: 81. ib 96.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -elssa: -elssan MP 3: 96),

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
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