Kringum spänna

Old Swedish Dictionary - kringum spänna

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kringum spänna" (or kringum spænna) in Swedish.

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

kringum spänna (kringum spænna)
omspänna, rundt omkring gripa faST i, grip om. sprang vth aff kiSTonne een SToor rädhelikin padda. .. oc kringom spente alt hans änlite mz sinom klööm ST 275.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • kringom spenna )

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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