Old Swedish Dictionary - handtaka

Meaning of Old Swedish word "handtaka" in Swedish.

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

genom handtag el. handslag lofva. aldre skal thu handtaka eller lova fals witne fore ogudhlikan man (nec jungas manum tuam ut pro impio dicas falsum testimonium) MB 1: 339.

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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