Old Swedish Dictionary - mäla

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mäla" (or mæla) in Swedish.

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

mäla Old Swedish word can mean:

mäla (mæla)
mäla (mæla)
1) tala, uttala ord. han mälte oc hördhe oc sa oc gik oc lifdhe for vtan hinder Vis sten 3.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -te) ,
  • mäla um , se Sdw 2: 1271. Jfr a-, for-, söt-mäla, samt be-, hardh-, lagh-, liuf-, o-, snar-, söt-, vä-mälter och omälin.

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

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Vis sten
Den vises sten. I Småst på Fsv.
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