Old Swedish Dictionary - knäfal

Meaning of Old Swedish word "knäfal" (or knæfal) in Swedish.

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

knäfal (knæfal)
knäfall, knäböjning. SvB 454 (senare h. av 1400-t. ib.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • kne-.
  • knee-.
  • -faa )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Böner från medeltiden. Utg. af R. Geete. 1907--09. SFSS.
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