Old Swedish Dictionary - gabba

Meaning of Old Swedish word "gabba" in Swedish.

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

gabba Old Swedish word can mean:

1) begabba, bespotta, håna. med ack. thänne mannen gabbar gudh mädh sinom ordom MP 4: 228. JMPs 458.
2) gäcka, narra, bedraga. med ack. PMSkr 56.

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -ar.

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

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
Peder Månssons Skrifter på svenska. Utg. af R. Geete. 1913--15. SFSS.
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