Old Swedish Dictionary - amma

Meaning of Old Swedish word "amma" in Swedish.

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

amma. swa som godh fostir modhir amma oc vpfostra sit barn likamlica swa skal gudheligh människia andelica vpfosta oc amma iomfrunna som ihesum j sino hiärta SkrtUppb 267.

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -ar )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Skrifter till uppbyggelse från medeltiden. Utg. af R. Geete. 1904--05. SFSS.
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