Old Swedish Dictionary - brolänkia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "brolänkia" (or brolænkia) in Swedish.

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

brolänkia (brolænkia)
brokedja, kedja som tjänade att hålla en bro uppe? gaffs laurens groffsmedt iij (3) mark for smide til brolenkior SSkb 316 (1508-09).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -lenkior) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Stockholms Stads Skottebok 1501--1510. Utg. genom H. Hildebrand. 1889, 1915. SSKb 2:= Stock Skb
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