Old Swedish Dictionary - hönsgalla

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hönsgalla" (or hønsgalla) in Swedish.

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

hönsgalla (hønsgalla)
hönsgäll, den tid på dygnet då hanen börjar gala. stoþ han vp vm försto höns gallo (Cod. B giällo, Cod. C gällo 947) Bu 100.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hönsgälla.
  • hönsgiälla )

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

Works and authors cited:

Codex Bureanus. Se Lg.
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