Old Swedish Dictionary - ätan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "ätan" (or ætan) in Swedish.

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

ätan (ætan)
ätande, mat, måltid. " thätta kn jak ekke see ällir wndhirstanda, mädhan thänna äthanin synis ändas" SpV 251.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

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Works and authors cited:

Speculum Virginium -- Jungfruspegel -- öfvers. från latinet af Mathias Laurentii. Utg. af R. Geete. 1897--98. SFSS.
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