Old Swedish Dictionary - bethrängia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "bethrängia" (or bethrængia) in Swedish.

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

bethrängia (bethrængia)
tränga, pressa. ansätta. thu. .. wardher hardelika begripin ok beträngdh aff soth ok krankdom MP 4: 207.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
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