Old Swedish Dictionary - äptirfoter

Meaning of Old Swedish word "äptirfoter" (or æptirfoter) in Swedish.

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

äptirfoter (æptirfoter)
bakfot. " biornen tog en hin störste hud om ärffuitfötarna" Di 109.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • äfftir- )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛅᛕᛏᛁᚱᚠᚮᛏᚽᚱ
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.
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