Old Swedish Dictionary - laf

Meaning of Old Swedish word "laf" in Swedish.

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

? Se Sdw 2: 1256. lichen, lav. capillamentum lokka ok laaff GU C 20 s. 74. asbeston är en sten. .. han haffwer ena wnderlika natwr swa som han ware laff äller wll PMSkr 460.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • laff.
  • laaff )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛆᚠ
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.
Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 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.
Peder Månssons Skrifter på svenska. Utg. af R. Geete. 1913--15. SFSS.
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