Old Swedish Dictionary - leonhovudh

Meaning of Old Swedish word "leonhovudh" in Swedish.

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

lejonhuvud. " medh skiäldh och hielm, som ähr et leijonhufwudh medh een vthräckt tunga" FMU 4: 462 (1476, avskr.).

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • leijonhufwudh )

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

Works and authors cited:

Nya källor till Finlands Medeltidshistoria. Utg. af E. Grönblad. 1857.
Finlands medeltidsurkunder. Utg. af Finlands Statsarkiv genom R. Hausen. 1--5. 1910--28.
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