Old Swedish Dictionary - härold

Meaning of Old Swedish word "härold" (or hærold) in Swedish.

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

härold (hærold)
härold. Prosadikter (Barl) 74. the (ɔ artiklarna) skole oprobes j morgon aff wor kierSTe nadige herres herholl, her hans STb 5: 293 (1520). - (dipolmatiskt) sändebud. .. och ther fore haffwr sin häroldh meSTer dauid arlige liggiandes hoss grotforSThen i rytzlandh Rydberg Tr 3: 559 (1510).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • häroldh.
  • herol:-s Stock Skb 192 (1521)

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
Prosadikter från Sveriges medeltid. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1887--89. SFSS.
Rydberg Tr
Sveriges traktater med främmande magter jemte andra dit hörande handlingar. Utgifna af O.S. Rydberg. Del. 2, 3. 1880--95.
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