Old Swedish Dictionary - lämber

Meaning of Old Swedish word "lämber" (or læmber) in Swedish.

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

lämber (læmber)
ett slags giller, flake? Se J. Sahlgren, Namn och bygd 8: 160 f., 164 f. decipula. .. fälla ok läm ok giller GU C 20 s. 167.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • läm )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛅᛘᛒᚽᚱ
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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