Old Swedish Dictionary - äleträ

Meaning of Old Swedish word "äleträ" (or æletræ) in Swedish.

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

äleträ (æletræ)
al, alträd; alträ. " Annor thekn ärw til ath letha wathn j jordenne ther som wäxer. .. äleträ PMskr 207. äle trä är got til paala j kärrwm oc byggia paa them" ib 349.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
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