Old Swedish Dictionary - häghnan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "häghnan" (or hæghnan) in Swedish.

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

häghnan (hæghnan)
skydd. " hona ok alla hänna systra taka i sina värn ok hägnan" KL 354.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Klosterläsning. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1877--78.
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