Old Swedish Dictionary - handfang

Meaning of Old Swedish word "handfang" in Swedish.

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

3) handtag, grepe. bristher rep, handfaangh, äller nokoth thet, mädh hwilko tingen ärw bwnden. .. oc repeth, bandfangith, äller baandhen bliffwa j handenne PMSkr 61.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -faangh )

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

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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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