Old Swedish Dictionary - hedhergiärn

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hedhergiärn" (or hedhergiærn) in Swedish.

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

hedhergiärn (hedhergiærn)
mån om sin ära. jak är thin herra oc thin gudh waldogher, oc swa hedher gärn, at iak thol engom gudhlikan hedher MB 1: 332. Jfr hedhers giärn.

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

Part of speech: av

Grammatical aspect: adj.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hedhner gärn )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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