Old Swedish Dictionary - mädhborghare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mädhborghare" (or mædhborghare) in Swedish.

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

mädhborghare (mædhborghare)
medborgare, borgare i samma stad (som en annan). Se Sdw 2: 1270 f. framdelis seldhe nicles diekn sama gardh warom medh borghara jon fasbyärnsson ATb 1: 23 (1454). ib 134 (1460) , 242 (1466). SJ 2: 207, 212, 215 (1492).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • medh-.
  • -borgare.
  • -borgari. -borgere. -borger. pl. om. mädhäburghare ATb 1: 22 (1454).
  • metheborghera Rydberg Tr 3: 639 (1458) ),

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

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Works and authors cited:

2 Stockholms Stads Jordebok 1474--1498. Utg. genom H. Hildebrad [och L. M. Bååth]. 1889, 1914.
(el. ATb 1), ATb 2, ATb 3 Arboga stads tänkebok I--III. Utg. av Erik Noreen och Torsten Wennström. 1935--40. SFSS.
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