Old Swedish Dictionary - ärvärdhoghet

Meaning of Old Swedish word "ärvärdhoghet" (or ærværdhoghet) in Swedish.

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

ärvärdhoghet (ærværdhoghet)
ärevördighet, som hedrande titel. " Thy bidher jak idher ärwärdighet, thet i willen wäl göra fore Gudz skul och for mynne fatige bön skul" FMU 3: 41 (1432).

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Nya källor till Finlands Medeltidshistoria. Utg. af E. Grönblad. 1857.
Finlands medeltidsurkunder. Utg. af Finlands Statsarkiv genom R. Hausen. 1--5. 1910--28.
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