Old Swedish Dictionary - mädhfylghiare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mädhfylghiare" (or mædhfylghiare) in Swedish.

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

mädhfylghiare (mædhfylghiare)
följeslagare, den som tillhör någons följe. the och theris medhfölgiara togho hanom xx oxa fra ATb 1: 333 (1470). STb 3: 340 (1497). 5: 255 (1519), 350 (1521, Kop).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • medh-.
  • med-.
  • med-.
  • met-.
  • -fölgiare.
  • -föliere )

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
(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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