Old Swedish Dictionary - barmhärtelika

Meaning of Old Swedish word "barmhärtelika" (or barmhærtelika) in Swedish.

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

barmhärtelika (barmhærtelika)
barmhärtig, med förbarmande. gwdh. .. se barmhärtelige til lhans siel JMon Dip Sv 54 (1486).

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

Part of speech: ab

Grammatical aspect: adv.

Alternative forms or notes:
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Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛆᚱᛘᚼᛅᚱᛏᚽᛚᛁᚴᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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Works and authors cited:

Sagan om Didrik af Bern. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1850--54.
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