Old Swedish Dictionary - dröva

Meaning of Old Swedish word "dröva" (or drøva) in Swedish.

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

dröva (drøva)
oroa, bekymra - part. pret. orolig. tristicia är dröfs hogx (turbate mentis) änxla j mothegang, lyfteno omskipto SpV 140. - Jfr be-, for-dröva.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • dröfs SpV 140) ,

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

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Works and authors cited:

Speculum Virginium -- Jungfruspegel -- öfvers. från latinet af Mathias Laurentii. Utg. af R. Geete. 1897--98. SFSS.
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