Old Swedish Dictionary - aterhäkta

Meaning of Old Swedish word "aterhäkta" (or aterhækta) in Swedish.

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

aterhäkta (aterhækta)
hålla tillbaka. honom skal inthe ather hectha hwar han skal mz ära fecta MD (S) 254.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
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