Old Swedish Dictionary - kämpe

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kämpe" (or kæmpe) in Swedish.

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

kämpe (kæmpe)
kämpe, stridsman. - jtte. knwng philimenis som war ganska stor och groff j syn waxt som en kämpe ellir jätthe Troj 102.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • *kämpa stridh
  • kämppa- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Historia Trojana. Från latinet öfversatt till svenska år 1529. Utg. af R. Geete. 1892. SFSS.
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