Old Swedish Dictionary - mädhkompan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mädhkompan" (or mædhkompan) in Swedish.

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

mädhkompan (mædhkompan)
medbroder, STallbroder. " tha skal han ok hans medhkompana retto kirkione vpp sin skada igen" STb 1: 67 (1476). ib 2: 460 (1490) , 3: 280 (1496). pedher bagäre zacher til xxxviij mark medh sin medhkompan per skynnere STb 4: 108 (1506).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • medh- )

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

Works and authors cited:

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