Old Swedish Dictionary - häsle

Meaning of Old Swedish word "häsle" (or hæsle) in Swedish.

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

häsle (hæsle)
hassel, hasselved. " hugger lass aff raa häsle" TB 76. - hasselskog. i ortnamn. hesleby SD 1: 719 (1275-6). in kaluundæhæsle ib 5: 592 (1346).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hesle )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
(Trögh Bolag) Skogsstadga för mädhal tridhiung i Trögd. I Småstycken på Forn Svenska.
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