Old Swedish Dictionary - kämba

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kämba" (or kæmba) in Swedish.

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

kämba (kæmba)
kamma. " carminare vel carminari visor ok dikth göra ok kämba wl" GU C 20 s. 81. ib s. 413. Jfr atger-, nidher-kämba, ävensom okämbadher.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • kämbader GU C 20 s. 443. kämbder ib),

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

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Works and authors cited:

Glossarii Latino-Svethici specimen vetustum. E cod. mscr. Bibliothecæ Reg. Acad. Upsal. Diss. Ups. præs. J. H. Schröder. 1845.
GU C 20
Latinskt-Svenskt glossarium efter Cod. Ups. C 20. Utg. av E. Neuman. S 1--583. 1918--20, (hand 2) s. 1--169. 1938--42. SFSS.
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