Old Swedish Dictionary - läsepunger

Meaning of Old Swedish word "läsepunger" (or læsepunger) in Swedish.

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

läsepunger (læsepunger)
en som tillsluter pungen. spordhe ärmethin at hwat theras (djäflarnes) nampn war. .. then tridhie sagdhe jak hether lesepungher jak gör menniskior giroga ok nidzkafuola JP 140. ib 132.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • läsepungher JP 132. lesepungher),

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

Works and authors cited:

Svensk Järteckens Postilla. Utg. af E. Rietz. 1850.
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