Old Swedish Dictionary - kiäke

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kiäke" (or kiæke) in Swedish.

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

kiäke (kiæke)
käk. " hölth hoom j sin käka (manu, sannolikt läst malo el. maxilla) fasth" MD 304. " nar man haffuir sadana böldh vnder kekan" LB 7: 219.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • käke.
  • keke )

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

Works and authors cited:

Läke- och Örte-Böcker. Utg. af G. E. Klemming 1--10. 1883--86.
Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
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