Old Swedish Dictionary - lösingafolk

Meaning of Old Swedish word "lösingafolk" (or løsingafolk) in Swedish.

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

lösingafolk (løsingafolk)
ST folk. STb 2: 159 (1486). ib. STadztienarene skulo gaa kringom STadin ok lata koma til hopa alth löswnga folk, som engin tieniST haffuir ib 160 (1486).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • lpswnga- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary