Old Swedish Dictionary - knäppe

Meaning of Old Swedish word "knäppe" (or knæppe) in Swedish.

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

knäppe (knæppe)
knäppe, spänne (på ok). palearium dictur pellis que sub collo bouis fluitat. .. palearia dictuntur queda partes iugi que sus illa pell clligantur knäppe GU C 20 s. 399.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Glossarii Latino-Svethici specimen vetustum. E cod. mscr. Bibliothecæ Reg. Acad. Upsal. Diss. Ups. præs. J. H. Schröder. 1845.
GU C 20
Latinskt-Svenskt glossarium efter Cod. Ups. C 20. Utg. av E. Neuman. S 1--583. 1918--20, (hand 2) s. 1--169. 1938--42. SFSS.
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