Old Swedish Dictionary - höfla

Meaning of Old Swedish word "höfla" (or høfla) in Swedish.

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

höfla (høfla)
hyvla. " stadogth trää wäl släth oc jampth höfflath" PMSkr 544. Jfr hövel.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • höfflath) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
Peder Månssons Skrifter på svenska. Utg. af R. Geete. 1913--15. SFSS.
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