Old Swedish Dictionary - länker

Meaning of Old Swedish word "länker" (or lænker) in Swedish.

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

länker (lænker)
kedja, länk. smidha langa länkia Al 1953. Iv 358. Jfr gullänker, iärnlänkiar.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • länkia lask?
  • länkä- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Konung Alexander. Utg. af G.E. Klemming. 1862.
Herr Ivan Lejonriddaren. Utg. af J. W. Liffman och G. Stephens. 1849.
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