Old Swedish Dictionary - gumi

Meaning of Old Swedish word "gumi" in Swedish.

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

man; gammal man, gubbe. ä liffwer gumme (motsvarande ordspråk i den Forndanska samlingen har: then gamble) mädhan gudh wil (nutus vt est diuus fit decreqitus rediuiuus) GO 627. Jfr bruþgumi.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • gumme )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Gamla Ordspråk. Utg. af H. Reuterdahl. 1840.
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