Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhämbete

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhämbete" (or hovudhæmbete) in Swedish.

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

hovudhämbete (hovudhæmbete)
förnämsta skrå, skrå med företräde. tz (guldsmedsskrået i Stockholm) är hoffwedh embetet i rikit offuer guldhsmedener SO 156.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hoffwedh embete )

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

Works and authors cited:

Skrå-Ordningar. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1856.
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