Old Swedish Dictionary - dödhovin

Meaning of Old Swedish word "dödhovin" (or dødhovin) in Swedish.

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

dödhovin (dødhovin)
oförsonlig ovän, dödlig fiende, döds fiende. thelamonius aiax. .. gaff vlixi mång forsmädelig ord, vlixers swarade honom treskt j gän, fordy wordo the död owener (propter quod capitales facti sunt inuicem inimici) saa ath thelamonius alax vudsadhe openbarliga vlixem oppa liffwet Troj 272.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Historia Trojana. Från latinet öfversatt till svenska år 1529. Utg. af R. Geete. 1892. SFSS.
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