Old Swedish Dictionary - änker

Meaning of Old Swedish word "änker" (or ænker) in Swedish.

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

änker (ænker)
änkling (sv. dial. änker, änk). " Han atte en son medh sinne hustru. . Ok sidhan hon doo tha war han enker" Prosadikter 175.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Prosadikter från Sveriges medeltid. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1887--89. SFSS.
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