Old Swedish Dictionary - kämmeri

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kämmeri" (or kæmmeri) in Swedish.

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

kämmeri (kæmmeri)
= kämmenräri. STb 1: 7 (1475). the pantta, som the hado faath i sith kiämmeri fore STadzsins zaköre ib 17 (1475). ib 212 (1579). 247 (1480), 2: 443 (1490), 3: 58 (1492). anders helsingh aff sit kemmerij til achters lxij march STock Skb 289 (omkr. 1490, Skip) o. s. v.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • kem(m)eri(j). kemmerie, kiämmeri STb 1: 17 (1475)),

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
Stock Skb
Stockholms stads skottebok 1516--1525 samt strödda räkenskaper. Utg. genom J. A. Almquist. 1935.
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