Old Swedish Dictionary - älskan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "älskan" (or ælskan) in Swedish.

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

älskan (ælskan)
älskande, kärlek. Menniskionar äru swa scapadhe at the om jnbördes kerlek eller älskän sculi thienä synom scapare SvKyrkobr 186.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Kyrkobruk under medeltiden. Utg. af R. Geete. 1900. SFSS.
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