Old Swedish Dictionary - frestan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "frestan" in Swedish.

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

2) frestelse, försök att förleda ngn. haffde the ey samtykt j deifulsens freestan, ginstan hafdhe the stadfestet vorde SvKyrkobr 139. - Jfr vidherfrestan.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • freestan )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Kyrkobruk under medeltiden. Utg. af R. Geete. 1900. SFSS.
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