Old Swedish Dictionary - misgärning

Meaning of Old Swedish word "misgärning" (or misgærning) in Swedish.

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

misgärning (misgærning)
missgärning. "oc firilaat os warä misgärngä" SvB 3 (senare h. av 1300-t.). erich. .. widerkende sine misgerninga alt thet han STulit hade STb 5 133 (1516). dömbdes marcus. .. fför sine misgerning tiil swerdh ib 273 (1520).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -gerning )
  • misgärningis qvinna

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

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Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
Svenska Böner från medeltiden. Utg. af R. Geete. 1907--09. SFSS.
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