Old Swedish Dictionary - hvalfkällare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hvalfkällare" (or hvalfkællare) in Swedish.

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

hvalfkällare (hvalfkællare)
välvd källare.. .. ok lot vp oleff nic:sson j (1) gardh medh en hwalff kellere STb 2: 273 (1488).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hwalff-.
  • hwelff- STb 2: 375 (1489). -kellere),

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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