Old Swedish Dictionary - älskare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "älskare" (or ælskare) in Swedish.

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

älskare (ælskare)
älskare. O sötaster och welwiliogaste och åstundeligaste herre och älschare, Iesu Christe Kyrkohist Årsskr 1922 s. 325 (1498). - Jfr barna-, visdoms-älskare.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

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Works and authors cited:

Kyrkohist Årsskr
Kyrkohistorisk Årsskrift. 1900 ff.
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