Old Swedish Dictionary - hemahöns

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hemahöns" (or hemahøns) in Swedish.

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

hemahöns (hemahøns)
höns som hålles hemma (för att gödas). altile lis heema höns Gu C 20 s. 17.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • heema- )

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