Old Swedish Dictionary - hälsinger

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hälsinger" (or hælsinger) in Swedish.

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

hälsinger (hælsinger)
ss tillnamn. " bero helsinger" SD 2: 400 (1303). johannes helsinger ib 6: 185 (1350, gammal afskr.).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -iar) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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