Old Swedish Dictionary - mäiegreve

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mäiegreve" (or mæiegreve) in Swedish.

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

mäiegreve (mæiegreve)
majGreve. Se J. Granlund, Rig 1948 s. 65 ff. tha worde the (ɔ: fogden och rpådet) offuer ens om meyenGreffuen, som tha samtyckter war, hetendes jöns matsson STb 2: 340 (1489). STÄmb 134 (1496) o. s. v. (se ib 287 ).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • meyen- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Legenden om Gregorius af Armenien. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1860.
Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
Stockholms Stads Ämbetsbok 1419--1544. Utg. genom J. A. Almquist. 1927.
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