Old Swedish Dictionary - ensäta

Meaning of Old Swedish word "ensäta" (or ensæta) in Swedish.

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

ensäta (ensæta)
ensamt lif, ogift lefnad el. enkostånd. "" Bil 109.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • ensätu fru ,
  • ensätu lifnaþer
  • ensetu limnaþer )
  • ensätu liverne
  • en sätu lifwerine )

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

Works and authors cited:

Codex Bildstenianus. Se Lg.
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