Old Swedish Dictionary - härpa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "härpa" (or hærpa) in Swedish.

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

härpa (hærpa)
klämma, trycka, fasthålla, hålla? then höna är ondh june herpa som altidh wil sielff vthe werpa MD (S) 219.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
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