Old Swedish Dictionary - brödhsven

Meaning of Old Swedish word "brödhsven" (or brødhsven) in Swedish.

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

brödhsven (brødhsven)
tjänare som är i (ngns) bröd, medlem av (ngns) hushåll? han är nic. jonsson brödswen STb 1: 202 (1479).

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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