Old Swedish Dictionary - käppe

Meaning of Old Swedish word "käppe" (or kæppe) in Swedish.

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

käppe (kæppe)
subst. ett slags hake. infantem. .. cunis aqua repletis inherentem cum vnco, qui käpe (fel för käxe?) dicitur, attraxit Scr. rer. svec. III 2: 277.

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

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

Works and authors cited:

Scr. rer. svec.
Scriptores rerum svecicarum medii aevi. 1818 o. följ.
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