Old Swedish Dictionary - döfträ

Meaning of Old Swedish word "döfträ" (or døftræ) in Swedish.

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

döfträ (døftræ)
icke fruktbärande trä. ligna que dicuntur døftret succidere SD 2: 519 (1308).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • döftret) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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