Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhvätska

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhvätska" (or hovudhvætska) in Swedish.

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

hovudhvätska (hovudhvætska)
vätska i huvuet (som antogs vålla huvudvärk=). cephalargia huffwt wäkska GU C 20 s. 98.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hffwt wäkska )

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

Works and authors cited:

Glossarii Latino-Svethici specimen vetustum. E cod. mscr. Bibliothecæ Reg. Acad. Upsal. Diss. Ups. præs. J. H. Schröder. 1845.
GU C 20
Latinskt-Svenskt glossarium efter Cod. Ups. C 20. Utg. av E. Neuman. S 1--583. 1918--20, (hand 2) s. 1--169. 1938--42. SFSS.
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