Old Swedish Dictionary - mädhsystir

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mädhsystir" (or mædhsystir) in Swedish.

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

mädhsystir (mædhsystir)
medsyster, väninna. thu skalt och wetha, at thwa thina mädsystra skwlu dräpas j dagh j kroon aff skalkom, oc skulu ffördömas JMPs 343. ib l403.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • mäd- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
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