Old Swedish Dictionary - hiälmholt

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hiälmholt" (or hiælmholt) in Swedish.

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

hiälmholt (hiælmholt)
handtag till roder, STyrpinne. Jfr F. Tamm, Nordiska STudier tillegnade A. Noreen s. 36 f. bondans huSTru. .. slog till quinnone meth eth hiälmholth STb 2: 164 (1486).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -holth )

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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