Hväsa te

Old Swedish Dictionary - hväsa te

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

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

hväsa te (hvæsa te)
väsa. Se Sdw 2: 1240. - med ack. the. .. gnizladho sina tänder, oc hwästo sina twngo offwer mik som ether orma (strindebant super me dentibus) Mecht 213 (möjl. att föra till hvässa).

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

Hel. Mechtils uppenbarelser (Liber spiritualis gratiæ) öfversatta från latinet år 1469 af Jöns Budde. Utg. af R. Geete. 1899. SFSS.
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