Old Swedish Dictionary - hiält

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hiält" (or hiælt) in Swedish.

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

hiält (hiælt)
loch f. (Prosadikter (Karl M) 287) L. svärdsknapp, svärdsfäste. Prosadikter (Karl M) 268. roland. .. hafdhe i sinne hand sit swärdh dirumdall alt lblodoght fra oddin oc til hiältith ib 276. ib 283. " sidhan togh han hiältena aff swärdhith fore the hälgedoma skuld som lther i waro" ib 287. ib 324.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hielth GU C 20 s. 77) ,

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

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Works and authors cited:

Prosadikter från Sveriges medeltid. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1887--89. SFSS.
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