Old Swedish Dictionary - qvafna

Meaning of Old Swedish word "qvafna" in Swedish.

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

kvävas. .. wort ilden löss j halmen. .. swa ath han qwaffnade och bleff död i roken STb 5: 44 (1515).

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -de )

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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