Hölfter el.

Old Swedish Dictionary - hölfter el.

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hölfter el." (or hølfter el.) in Swedish.

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

hölfter el. (hølfter el.)
hölster. " corintus ti inpositorium sagittarii hörper (fel för hölster? el. hölfter? el. dyl.) ok kogar idest farethra" GU C 20 s. 149.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so hölfter el. may have also been written as hølfter el.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • *hölster? (hörpter) subst.

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

Works and authors cited:

Glossarii Latino-Svethici specimen vetustum. E cod. mscr. Bibliothecæ Reg. Acad. Upsal. Diss. Ups. præs. J. H. Schröder. 1845.
GU C 20
Latinskt-Svenskt glossarium efter Cod. Ups. C 20. Utg. av E. Neuman. S 1--583. 1918--20, (hand 2) s. 1--169. 1938--42. SFSS.
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