Old Swedish Dictionary - hval

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hval" in Swedish.

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

hval Old Swedish word can mean:

1) fisken silurus glansis Lin., mal. i ortnamn. Se J. Sahlgren, Vet.-soc. i Lund. Årsb. 1920 s. 15 ff.
2) val, valfisk. ". .. skal han dräpa hwalin (cetum) haffwena" SpV 72.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hvalsöke (-oke GU C 20 s. 19),

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

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Works and authors cited:

Speculum Virginium -- Jungfruspegel -- öfvers. från latinet af Mathias Laurentii. Utg. af R. Geete. 1897--98. SFSS.
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