Old Swedish Dictionary - brödhthäghn

Meaning of Old Swedish word "brödhthäghn" (or brødhthæghn) in Swedish.

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

brödhthäghn (brødhthæghn)
husfader. thz skal GOth brödthiägn (vir largus) wara ey see äpte sin ost GO 790.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • brödthiägn )

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

Works and authors cited:

Gamla Ordspråk. Utg. af H. Reuterdahl. 1840.
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