Old Swedish Dictionary - behövas

Meaning of Old Swedish word "behövas" (or behøvas) in Swedish.

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

behövas (behøvas)
refl. " anstå, öfverenstämma med huilkit nampn mine ädelhet wäl behöffwis" Su 77. ib 33. Jfr hövas.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

H. Susos Gudeliga Snilles Väckare. Utg. af R. Bergström. 1868--70.
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary