Old Swedish Dictionary - käfle

Meaning of Old Swedish word "käfle" (or kæfle) in Swedish.

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

käfle (kæfle)
kort (mer el. mindre cylindriskt) trästycke. Se T. Wennström. Tjuvnad och fornæmi 138 ff., Smedberg, Peder Månssons landsmansskap 66 f. PMSkr 511, 512, 513, 546. Jfr dun-, trä-käfle.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • käffle )

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

Works and authors cited:

Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
Peder Månssons Skrifter på svenska. Utg. af R. Geete. 1913--15. SFSS.
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