Old Swedish Dictionary - älände

Meaning of Old Swedish word "älände" (or ælænde) in Swedish.

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

älände (ælænde)
(icke därjämte f., såsom Sdw uppger) landsflykt, främlingskap. äpter thetta ellende ST (ed. S. Henning) 149 (jfr s. l410).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • ellende )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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