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)
landsflykt; främlingskap. fly bort i älände Ihre Gloss. sviog. 1: 392 (handl. fr. 1464) til thik ropom wi elendena barn ST 198. " äptir thetta ellende" ib 199.

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:
  • elende.
  • lellende )

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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