Old Swedish Dictionary - ben

Meaning of Old Swedish word "ben" in Swedish.

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

1) ben (os). kunne thet ther lyktes med at the danske oc severlin droges om eth been oc then tredie lope til skogen medet HSH 14: 26 (1525, Brask). - jfr bak-, gäddo-, hals-, hiorta-, hönsa-, kin-, vinga-ben.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • bön STb 2: 54 (1484) ),
  • *bena fulder
  • beena fuller )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Handlingar rörande Skandinaviens historia. 1816 ff.
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