Old Swedish Dictionary - mäleskäppa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mäleskäppa" (or mæleskæppa) in Swedish.

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

mäleskäppa (mæleskæppa)
målkärl, mått. " gifua innan idhart sköt godha mäle skäppo (mensuram)" MP 1: 207. mz the mäle skäppo scal lidhir atirmälas mz hulke j vtmälin ib. ib 211.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

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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