Ätanda vara

Old Swedish Dictionary - ätanda vara

Meaning of Old Swedish word "ätanda vara" (or ætanda vara) in Swedish.

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

ätanda vara (ætanda vara)
f. matvara. oc ther meth halua ätanda vara i lösa penninga Sd NS 3: 228 (1417). hon hade. .. thagit ther wth hwadh henne haffuer tecktz wth thagha, bade fiska, andra etendea warar STb 2: 530 (1491).

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

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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