Old Swedish Dictionary - handbälgher

Meaning of Old Swedish word "handbälgher" (or handbælgher) in Swedish.

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

handbälgher (handbælgher)
blåsbälg som skötes för hand, handpust. PMSkr 633.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -bäliom) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
Peder Månssons Skrifter på svenska. Utg. af R. Geete. 1913--15. SFSS.
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