Old Swedish Dictionary - mädhstandare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mädhstandare" (or mædhstandare) in Swedish.

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

mädhstandare (mædhstandare)
hjälpare. " lätha them jnscrriffwa j idhra bökir för idhra vener. bröder oc starka mz standhara j alle nöödh oc wardande thingom" MB 2: 242.

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

Part of speech: nn

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛅᚦᚼᛋᛏᛆᚿᚦᛆᚱᚽ
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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