Old Swedish Dictionary - änkil

Meaning of Old Swedish word "änkil" (or ænkil) in Swedish.

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

änkil (ænkil)
enkling. " tha atilius. .. hadhe sitith länge enkil" Di 235. konung karl vart enkil MD 420.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • enkil )

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

Works and authors cited:

Sagan om Didrik af Bern. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1850--54.
Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary