Old Swedish Dictionary - käft

Meaning of Old Swedish word "käft" (or kæft) in Swedish.

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

käft (kæft)
) f.? iij oc xl käffter FM 76 (1483, daniserande).

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

Alternative forms or notes:
  • käffter

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

Works and authors cited:

Nya källor till Finlands Medeltidshistoria. Utg. af E. Grönblad. 1857.
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