Old Swedish Dictionary - härhamar

Meaning of Old Swedish word "härhamar" (or hærhamar) in Swedish.

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

härhamar (hærhamar)
ett slags STridsvapen, STridsyxa. .. här hambra ellir nogan annan skadelig wäria STb 2: 5 (1483).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -hambra) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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