Old Swedish Dictionary - hofman

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hofman" in Swedish.

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

ss tillnamn. Stock Skb 7 (1516-17). karl homan ib 46 (1517-18).

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hoffman.
  • hoffweman HLG 3: 22 (1514). homan ATb 3: 285 (1515) ; Stock Skb 46 (1517 -18) o. s. v. homman Arnell Brask Biᴵ 20. pl. hommen HLG 2: 135 (1525)),
  • *hofmanna dränger
  • hoffmanna drengie),

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

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Works and authors cited:

Stock Skb
Stockholms stads skottebok 1516--1525 samt strödda räkenskaper. Utg. genom J. A. Almquist. 1935.
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