Old Swedish Dictionary - kännan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kännan" (or kænnan) in Swedish.

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

kännan (kænnan)
= känna. SpV 423. sapicencia. .. är wisdomen, är äwärdelika thinganna wndhirstandelika kännan (cognitio) ib 521.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

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Works and authors cited:

Speculum Virginium -- Jungfruspegel -- öfvers. från latinet af Mathias Laurentii. Utg. af R. Geete. 1897--98. SFSS.
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