Old Swedish Dictionary - säkpipa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "säkpipa" (or sækpipa) in Swedish.

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

säkpipa (sækpipa)
säckpipa. " quod bicornem fistulam, vulgari gentio seeckpipa dictam, secum ad pascua ferant (om herdarna i Norden) Ol. Magnus Hist. de gent. sepentr. l. XVIII c. 31. "

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • seeck- )

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