Old Swedish Dictionary - kärve

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kärve" (or kærve) in Swedish.

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

kärve (kærve)
ss tillnamn. " ebbe kärfwe" KTb 149 (1432). ib 157 (1443).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • kärf(f)we ),

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

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Works and authors cited:

Kalmar stads tänkebok. Utg. av I. Modéer och S. Engström. 1945. SFSS.
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