Old Swedish Dictionary - höker

Meaning of Old Swedish word "höker" (or høker) in Swedish.

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

höker (høker)
hök. - ss jaktfågel. Se Sdw 2: 1242. - Jfr slagh-, sparf-höker.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • höka PMSkr 268) ,
  • *höka slagh ,

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

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