Old Swedish Dictionary - handiärn

Meaning of Old Swedish word "handiärn" (or handiærn) in Swedish.

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

handiärn (handiærn)
handboja. " han thaghar hänta ther thz största handiärn ij skipith är ok ther innan sätia han" Fr 2538.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Hertig Fredrik af Normandie. Utg. af J. A. Ahlstrand. 1853.
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