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)
leksyster, väninna. " hon bort gik mz synom lekasystrom ällir mädhsystrom (sociis ac sodalibus suis)" MB 2: 109.

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

Part of speech: nn

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