Old Swedish Dictionary - hörfrö

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hörfrö" (or hørfrø) in Swedish.

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

hörfrö (hørfrø)
linfrö. " tercia pars skepe de hyrfrø" SD 3: 759 (1316). " taka hörfrö" LB 1: 97. ib 7: 217.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hyrfrö )

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

Works and authors cited:

Läke- och Örte-Böcker. Utg. af G. E. Klemming 1--10. 1883--86.
Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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