Old Swedish Dictionary - döfviþer

Meaning of Old Swedish word "döfviþer" (or døfviþer) in Swedish.

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

döfviþer (døfviþer)
icke fruktbärande trä. "ligna non fructificancia dicta wlgariter döfwydh" SD 3: 683 (1325). Jfr döþviþer.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -wydher )
  • döfviþa las ,
  • döfviþa skogher ,
  • döfviþa trä ,

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚠᚠᛁᚦᚽᚱ
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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