Old Swedish Dictionary - lätväpnadher

Meaning of Old Swedish word "lätväpnadher" (or lætvæpnadher) in Swedish.

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

lätväpnadher (lætvæpnadher)
lätt beväpnad. PMSkr 161. - ss subst. haffwi mith före spetzen läthwäpnadha oc skyttor PMskr 161.

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

Additional information: p. adj.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • läth-.
  • -wäknader: -ada PMSkr 161)

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

Works and authors cited:

Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
Peder Månssons Skrifter på svenska. Utg. af R. Geete. 1913--15. SFSS.
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