Old Swedish Dictionary - beskärmare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "beskärmare" (or beskærmare) in Swedish.

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

beskärmare (beskærmare)
beskyddare. SD 1 ; 92(vidim. af 1440). Va 20, 29. VNB 15.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • beskirmare SD 1: 92 (vidim. af 1440).
  • beskyrmare: -ara VNB 15 ),

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
Namnlös och Valentin. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1846.
Vadstena Nunnas Bönbok. Utg. af E. Rietz. 1842.
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