Old Swedish Dictionary - akältan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "akältan" (or akæltan) in Swedish.

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

akältan (akæltan)
pockande, näsvishet. fawisk akältan (procatitas temeraria) moth formannin SpV 159.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Speculum Virginium -- Jungfruspegel -- öfvers. från latinet af Mathias Laurentii. Utg. af R. Geete. 1897--98. SFSS.
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