Old Swedish Dictionary - motevädher

Meaning of Old Swedish word "motevädher" (or motevædher) in Swedish.

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

motevädher (motevædher)
motvind. " aldrigh war swadan en genstörtigh rese for nagen aff oss som thenne rese haffwer warith badhe medh mote wedher frosth och snee" FH 6: 372 (1496).

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Handlingar till upplysning af Finlands Häfder. Utg. af A. I. Arwidsson. Del 1--9. 1846--57.
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