Hälghe likame

Old Swedish Dictionary - hälghe likame

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hälghe likame" (or hælghe likame) in Swedish.

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

hälghe likame (hælghe likame)
eg. Kristi lekamen; det i den hel. nattvarden invigad brödet. = hälgha likama gilde. aff helgä likamä wäghna SD NS 2: 104 (1409, gammal afskr.).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hälgha likama altare
  • hälge- )
  • hälgha likama aptan
  • hälgha likama dagher
  • hälgha likama gilde
  • hälgha likama kor
  • helge likame koor )
  • hälgha likam nat
  • hälgha likama tidh (helghe likama tiidh),

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

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Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
(Svenskt Diplomatarium. Ny Serie.) Svenskt Diplomatarium från och med år 1401. Bd 3. Utg. genom C. Silfverstolpe. 1885--1902. -- Bd 4 s. 1--240. Utg. genom K. H. Karlsson. 1903--1904.
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