Old Swedish Dictionary - häghdhan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "häghdhan" (or hæghdhan) in Swedish.

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

häghdhan (hæghdhan)
skydd. " allom clostersins personis badhe innan oc vthen til mere gaghn ytermer bestandilse oc bätre föresyn häghdan oc foreskipan Bisk Nil´s vis-st 195. "

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • häghdan )

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

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