Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhvilla

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhvilla" in Swedish.

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

lyrsel, sinnesförvirring. " frenesis. .. huffwt wiill hwiter. .. dogher moth hoffwodhwillo" ib 490.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hoffwod-.
  • huffwt-.
  • -wiilla )

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

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