Old Swedish Dictionary - höva

Meaning of Old Swedish word "höva" (or høva) in Swedish.

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

höva (høva)
1) det som anstår. thy tillagdhe jak thänna gaffwor, skikkande äptir thäns hälga anda tknadh ok höffwo SpV 546.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • höffwo) ,

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

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Works and authors cited:

Speculum Virginium -- Jungfruspegel -- öfvers. från latinet af Mathias Laurentii. Utg. af R. Geete. 1897--98. SFSS.
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