Old Swedish Dictionary - linfrö

Meaning of Old Swedish word "linfrö" (or linfrø) in Swedish.

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

linfrö (linfrø)
linfrö. LB 2: 9, 3: 172, 5: 81, 7: 166, 232, 233, 297. PM XLIV.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • liinfrö LB 3: 172, 7: 166 o. s. v. liin frö ib 5: 81. " lyn frö" ib 2: 9),

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

Works and authors cited:

Läke- och Örte-Böcker. Utg. af G. E. Klemming 1--10. 1883--86.
Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
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