Old Swedish Dictionary - halfsiätte

Meaning of Old Swedish word "halfsiätte" (or halfsiætte) in Swedish.

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

halfsiätte (halfsiætte)
fem och en halv. klokka wm c besmara marker wil wara nädhan wm kringh halff syätte span PMskr 371.

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

Part of speech: nl

Grammatical aspect: räkn.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -syätte )

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

Works and authors cited:

Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
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