Old Swedish Dictionary - hägher

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hägher" (or hægher) in Swedish.

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

hägher (hægher)
häger. "thz är onth at binda hägher i mees" GO 49. " ä hwarth häghrin flygher tha fölgher honum stiärtin" ib 50.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • häghra hiärta
  • -hyertha )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛅᚵᚼᚽᚱ
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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