Old Swedish Dictionary - behiälpa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "behiälpa" (or behiælpa) in Swedish.

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

behiälpa (behiælpa)
- part. pret. hjälpande, behjälplig. at. .. konung albrict oc the godhä män i swerike mugho warä hertogh henrich oc hertoghä magnuse. .. bihulpne til therä örlogh in op a danmark Rydberg Tr 2: 454 (1381). wara. .. konung olaf bilhulpne til sit orlöhg ib.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • bi-.

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

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Works and authors cited:

Rydberg Tr
Sveriges traktater med främmande magter jemte andra dit hörande handlingar. Utgifna af O.S. Rydberg. Del. 2, 3. 1880--95.
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