Old Swedish Dictionary - hälghaptan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hälghaptan" (or hælghaptan) in Swedish.

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

hälghaptan (hælghaptan)
aftonen (el. dagen) före en helg. Reuterdahl Stat Syn 213 (sl. av 1400-t., nyare avskr.).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • helgaften )

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

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