Old Swedish Dictionary - älf

Meaning of Old Swedish word "älf" (or ælf) in Swedish.

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

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

Alternative forms or notes:
  • älva bakke ,
  • älva brädder
  • älfwe- )

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

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