Old Swedish Dictionary - kristmässa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "kristmässa" (or kristmæssa) in Swedish.

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

kristmässa (kristmæssa)
julmessa, messa som läses vid julhögtidens ingång. thentit preSTin skulde byria criSTmessona ST 142.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary