Old Swedish Dictionary - katarinamässa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "katarinamässa" (or katarinamæssa) in Swedish.

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

katarinamässa (katarinamæssa)
Katariamässa, den 25 nvember. millan martins mässo ok kadrina mässo ATb 1: 143 (1461).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • kadrina- )

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

Works and authors cited:

(el. ATb 1), ATb 2, ATb 3 Arboga stads tänkebok I--III. Utg. av Erik Noreen och Torsten Wennström. 1935--40. SFSS.
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