Hälgha kors

Old Swedish Dictionary - hälgha kors

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hälgha kors" (or hælgha kors) in Swedish.

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

hälgha kors (hælgha kors)
det heliga korset, KriSTi kors. her jenis griis skal haffua helge korss altare STb 1: 150 (1478). olaff capellanen, som sagde borgameSTarene och radet tieniST till helge korss nyia altaret ib 307 (1481).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • helge korss )
  • hälgha kors aptan (-afftan),
  • hälgha kors dagher (hälga-, helga-),
  • *hälgha kors dags aptan
  • helie korsdagx affthen )

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

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Works and authors cited:

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