Old Swedish Dictionary - hängedy

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hängedy" (or hængedy) in Swedish.

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

hängedy (hængedy)
gungfly. then andra (ɔ: hästen) blef dödhir j eth hengedy j försto wppith watn ATb 2: 287 (1486). Prosadikter (Sju lvise m C) 243.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • henge- )

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

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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.
Prosadikter från Sveriges medeltid. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1887--89. SFSS.
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