Old Swedish Dictionary - mädhlidhning

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mädhlidhning" (or mædhlidhning) in Swedish.

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

mädhlidhning (mædhlidhning)
medlidande. " medhlidningh haffwa tha man seer sin jämcristin nagat ganga paa" MD (S) 266.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • medh- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
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