Old Swedish Dictionary - mäghinland

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mäghinland" (or mæghinland) in Swedish.

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

mäghinland (mæghinland)
2) fastland. " äpter thy som ramarken til siggher. .. liggiandis vppa holman mith mellan badhen landhen mellan harberga bolstadh och vdatörppe bolstadh, och nw melth är mellan badhen mäghen landhen" AktKungsådr 18 (1458).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • mäghern- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Aktsamling till kungsådreinstitutets historia utg. av K. G. Westman. 1920.
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