Old Swedish Dictionary - handfa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "handfa" in Swedish.

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

lämna i (ngns) händer, överlämna (ss pant el. till förvar o. d.). thet var handfangit goz ATb 2: 10 (1473).

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

(el. ATb 1), ATb 2, ATb 3 Arboga stads tänkebok I--III. Utg. av Erik Noreen och Torsten Wennström. 1935--40. SFSS.
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