Old Swedish Dictionary - däva

Meaning of Old Swedish word "däva" (or dæva) in Swedish.

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

däva (dæva)
fukta, vattna. " fran flodhenne som däffwir äller wathnar egypti landh" MB 2: 36.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -ir )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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