Old Swedish Dictionary - häghnadher

Meaning of Old Swedish word "häghnadher" (or hæghnadher) in Swedish.

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

häghnadher Old Swedish word can mean:

häghnadher (hæghnadher)
häghnadher (hæghnadher)
1) hägnad, STängsel. " tha kalle til sig dannemen til vitnes. .. oc skoda hegnadan Arnell brask Biᴵ 16. 2) inhägnat område. aldrich schal jngen swa dana mordare eller mandrapere fridh haffua j cloSTers hegnet" STb 3: 396 (1498). Jfr in-, kloSTer-häghnadher.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hegnet.
  • hegnadan Arnell Brask biᴵ 16),

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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