Old Swedish Dictionary - mensväriare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "mensväriare" (or mensværiare) in Swedish.

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

mensväriare (mensværiare)
menedare. " iak skal vara raskir vitnare trullarum ok meenswäriarum" MP 2: III. PM 62.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • meenswäriare.
  • meenswäryare: -a PM 62 ),

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚽᚿᛋᚠᛅᚱᛁᛆᚱᚽ
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.
Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
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