Old Swedish Dictionary - biälla

Meaning of Old Swedish word "biälla" (or biælla) in Swedish.

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

biälla (biælla)
bjällra, klocka. " thecknadhe hanum mz biello (tintinnabulum)" Bil 694. skaldrande biälla (cymbalum) MP 2: 129.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • biella )

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

Works and authors cited:

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