Old Swedish Dictionary - ältning

Meaning of Old Swedish word "ältning" (or æltning) in Swedish.

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

ältning (æltning)
förföljelse, plåga. Oleff. .. zacher fför the iij blanad och för then eltning han giorde bade hsutrv och bonde i sit skip pa Norrebotn resen STb 5: l30 (1514).

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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