Old Swedish Dictionary - beqvälma

Meaning of Old Swedish word "beqvälma" (or beqvælma) in Swedish.

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

beqvälma (beqvælma)
kvälja, plåga. " hwro beqwälmen meg mz edra otrohetz oc grymhetz dyrffwa" Troj 247.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

Historia Trojana. Från latinet öfversatt till svenska år 1529. Utg. af R. Geete. 1892. SFSS.
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