Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhkättare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhkättare" (or hovudhkættare) in Swedish.

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

hovudhkättare (hovudhkættare)
ärkekättare. Hel män 197.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • howdhkättarin) ,

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

Works and authors cited:

Hel män
Helige mäns lefverne jämte legender och järtecken. Utg. af R. Geete. 1902. SFSS.
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