Old Swedish Dictionary - hämnisgodher

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hämnisgodher" (or hæmnisgodher) in Swedish.

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

hämnisgodher (hæmnisgodher)
som gärna vill hämnas, hämndlysten, med prep. vidher. the som omyldhe ok heMPnis godhe äro, vidhir sin jamcristin MP 5: 59.

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

Part of speech: av

Grammatical aspect: adj.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hempnis- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
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