Old Swedish Dictionary - härf

Meaning of Old Swedish word "härf" (or hærf) in Swedish.

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

härf (hærf)
räfsa. Se (V. Jansson i) Ordgeografi och språkhistoria s. 1 ff. Jfr härva.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • *hiärva skapt
  • härffwa- )

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