Old Swedish Dictionary - länia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "länia" (or lænia) in Swedish.

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

länia (lænia)
sköka. " ä sower länia (leno; i den Danska samlingen: lena) til solin skiin synnan in" GO 102.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Gamla Ordspråk. Utg. af H. Reuterdahl. 1840.
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