Old Swedish Dictionary - härgreve

Meaning of Old Swedish word "härgreve" (or hærgreve) in Swedish.

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

härgreve (hærgreve)
krigshövitsman, anförare. JMÖ 98.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • her greffue )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Jungfru Marie Örtagård. Vadstenanunnornas veckoritual i svensk öfversättning från år 1510. Utg. af R. Geete. 1895. SFSS.
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