Old Swedish Dictionary - härbamba

Meaning of Old Swedish word "härbamba" (or hærbamba) in Swedish.

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

härbamba (hærbamba)
krigstrumma, larmtrumma. här bläses j skalmeyo. j horn. äller härbamban gaar PMSkr 137.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

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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