Old Swedish Dictionary - qvän

Meaning of Old Swedish word "qvän" (or qvæn) in Swedish.

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

qvän (qvæn)
Jfr broþor-, sona-qvän.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • qvärn )

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