Mädhleks systir

Old Swedish Dictionary - mädhleks systir

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mädhleks systir" (or mædhleks systir) in Swedish.

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

mädhleks systir (mædhleks systir)
leksyster. " mz mynom medhlekx systrom (sdalibus)" MB 2: 109.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • medh- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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