Old Swedish Dictionary - manhälgh

Meaning of Old Swedish word "manhälgh" (or manhælgh) in Swedish.

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

manhälgh (manhælgh)
personlig fred och säkerhet. quod quis alium iniuriose ledit in suo manhelgh (annan afskr. har: manhælgh) SD 3: 42 (1312, gammal afskr.). ib 6: 153 (1349, gammal afskr.).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -helgh )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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