Old Swedish Dictionary - hovuþsynd

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovuþsynd" in Swedish.

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

capitale, dödssynd, kardianlsynd. " aff syu hofwodh syndum" ST 5. " göm mik fran hwffwdh syndom" MD 137. Jfr hovudhlaSTer.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • houod- L.
  • hofwodh-. hwffwdh-),

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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