Old Swedish Dictionary - bälghia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "bälghia" (or bælghia) in Swedish.

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

bälghia (bælghia)
- refl. bälghias, eg. uppblåsas; förtörnas vredgas. som altidh är fortrutin och bälghis mothe hwario ordhe som hänna mishagar JP 84.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -ir )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svensk Järteckens Postilla. Utg. af E. Rietz. 1850.
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