Old Swedish Dictionary - hofsven

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hofsven" in Swedish.

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

ryttare. " en hästh som en hoffswen antwordade andeers aaker for xx öre" ATb 3: 104 (1499). Jfr hofman.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hoff- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

(el. ATb 1), ATb 2, ATb 3 Arboga stads tänkebok I--III. Utg. av Erik Noreen och Torsten Wennström. 1935--40. SFSS.
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