Old Swedish Dictionary - hofmästirska

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hofmästirska" (or hofmæstirska) in Swedish.

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

hofmästirska (hofmæstirska)
hofmästarinna, uppfostrarinna. " skikadhe hona til at wara drotning p hilippa hoffmästerska" BK 206.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -erska )

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

Works and authors cited:

Margaretæ de Sancta Birgitta Chronicon. Ed. E. Rietz. 1844.
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