Old Swedish Dictionary - kälva

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kälva" (or kælva) in Swedish.

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

kälva (kælva)
kalfva. " kiälfdhe qui(gha lamb) for guz altara" Bil 311. Jfr kalva.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • kiälva.
  • -dhe )

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

Works and authors cited:

Codex Bildstenianus. Se Lg.
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