Old Swedish Dictionary - äldre

Meaning of Old Swedish word "äldre" (or ældre) in Swedish.

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

äldre (ældre)

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • *äldris iudhar m pl. judarnas äldste. tha han inkom, gingo prästahöffdingana oc äldris iudhane til hans SkrtUppb 304.
  • äldris man m. gammal man. äfter aldrismanna swornom eedh SD NS 2: 763 (1414). epter thy vi hört oc mynnelica aff gothom äldritzmannom vtspurt hafuom ib 2: 833 (1414).

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

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