Old Swedish Dictionary - cederträ

Meaning of Old Swedish word "cederträ" (or cedertræ) in Swedish.

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

cederträ (cedertræ)
cederträ. " eth annath litith hws, giorth aff cedro thrä (x lignis cedrinis)" Mecht 79. taked war aff cedrins trä (ex lignis cedrinis) oc ebanj trä Troj 40.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • cedro- Mecht 79.
  • cedrins- Troj 40 )

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

Works and authors cited:

Hel. Mechtils uppenbarelser (Liber spiritualis gratiæ) öfversatta från latinet år 1469 af Jöns Budde. Utg. af R. Geete. 1899. SFSS.
Historia Trojana. Från latinet öfversatt till svenska år 1529. Utg. af R. Geete. 1892. SFSS.
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