Old Swedish Dictionary - änklinger

Meaning of Old Swedish word "änklinger" (or ænklinger) in Swedish.

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

änklinger (ænklinger)
ogift man. konung tydrik war tha enkling (hævir þiðrek konungr ænga konu ser til æignarkonu) Di 164.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • enkling )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Sagan om Didrik af Bern. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1850--54.
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