Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhstupo

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhstupo" in Swedish.

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

huvudSTupa. " swa at hon (: Jessbel) kaSTadhis hoffwdh STwpo nidhr for hwnda" SpV 312. " han fioll rett hoffwd STwpa nidner til gatwne" STb 1: 396 (1482).

Part of speech: ab

Grammatical aspect: adv.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hoffwdh-.
  • hoffwd-.
  • huffud-. -stupa. -stupa STb 5: 69 (1515)),

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

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Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
Speculum Virginium -- Jungfruspegel -- öfvers. från latinet af Mathias Laurentii. Utg. af R. Geete. 1897--98. SFSS.
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