Old Swedish Dictionary - dämpa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "dämpa" (or dæmpa) in Swedish.

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

dämpa (dæmpa)
qväfva, dämpa, undertrycka. kom eldhen i takith paa forborgen och kwnne eij släckith för än the dempde thet med waathe sengkläder HSH 20: 124 (1507).

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • dempa.
  • dempde) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Handlingar rörande Skandinaviens historia. 1816 ff.
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