Old Swedish Dictionary - hädhelika

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hädhelika" (or hædhelika) in Swedish.

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

hädhelika (hædhelika)
håligt, snöpligt. " far ey ädhon saa hädeliga" Di 264. " saa hädeliga !SYNS_DÅLIGT? honum fara ib. "

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

Part of speech: ab

Grammatical aspect: adv.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -liga )

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

Works and authors cited:

Sagan om Didrik af Bern. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1850--54.
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