Old Swedish Dictionary - langhänder

Meaning of Old Swedish word "langhänder" (or langhænder) in Swedish.

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

langhänder (langhænder)
långhänd. " artaxerses longimanus, thz är at sighia langhänder" MB 1: 26.

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

Part of speech: av

Grammatical aspect: adj.

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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