Old Swedish Dictionary - hväsa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hväsa" (or hvæsa) in Swedish.

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

hväsa (hvæsa)
hväsa. " ormane hwäästo mot mik" Su 434.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hwässa.
  • -te )

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

Works and authors cited:

H. Susos Gudeliga Snilles Väckare. Utg. af R. Bergström. 1868--70.
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