Old Swedish Dictionary - fräta

Meaning of Old Swedish word "fräta" (or fræta) in Swedish.

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

fräta (fræta)
fräta, förtära. thätta är madhken som näst gnagher ok altidh fräter Su 410. " swa som the ther frätas ok vanskas af afwnd" Bo 160.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -er )

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

Works and authors cited:

Bonaventuros Betraktelser. Utg. av G. E. Klemning. 1860. SFSS.
H. Susos Gudeliga Snilles Väckare. Utg. af R. Bergström. 1868--70.
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