Old Swedish Dictionary - höviske

Meaning of Old Swedish word "höviske" (or høviske) in Swedish.

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

höviske (høviske)
höfviskhet, höfviskt beteende. aff all the höfuizke man ther sa Iv 5204.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • höfuizke )

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

Works and authors cited:

Herr Ivan Lejonriddaren. Utg. af J. W. Liffman och G. Stephens. 1849.
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