Old Swedish Dictionary - käsa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "käsa" (or kæsa) in Swedish.

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

käsa (kæsa)
förpläga? at the ey göddhe oc käste (för kräste?) sina kroppa i allom theras olofflika lwsta (non fecerunt curam carnis in desideriis) Su 61.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -te )

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

Works and authors cited:

H. Susos Gudeliga Snilles Väckare. Utg. af R. Bergström. 1868--70.
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