Old Swedish Dictionary - karlkyn

Meaning of Old Swedish word "karlkyn" in Swedish.

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

kön, hankön. " är annath thera karl kyn, oc annath qwinkyn" MB 1: 85. " aff allo manadha gaMBla karlkyni leui släkt" ib 386. ib 87, 88. - gen. af mankön, af hankön. laMB skal wara eens lita oc karlkyns MB 1: 307. ib 169, 478.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -kön L.),

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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