Old Swedish Dictionary - aþalfäst

Meaning of Old Swedish word "aþalfäst" (or aþalfæst) in Swedish.

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

aþalfäst (aþalfæst)
fullkomlig stadfästelse, stadsfästelse af fullkomligt el. fast köp med föreskrfna formaliteter. secundum iura legum que wlgariter dicuntur adalwesthe integraliter vendidisse SD 5: 242 (1344). ib 560 (1346), 631 (1347).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • adalwesth.

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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