Old Swedish Dictionary - sälle

Meaning of Old Swedish word "sälle" (or sælle) in Swedish.

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

sälle (sælle)
kammare. "bicellum li tweggia sella hws" GU C 20 s. 54. - cell, erimithydda, klostercell. JMPs 400. ib.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • selle )
  • sälla dyr
  • sella- )
  • *sälla skopare
  • -skopore )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Glossarii Latino-Svethici specimen vetustum. E cod. mscr. Bibliothecæ Reg. Acad. Upsal. Diss. Ups. præs. J. H. Schröder. 1845.
Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
GU C 20
Latinskt-Svenskt glossarium efter Cod. Ups. C 20. Utg. av E. Neuman. S 1--583. 1918--20, (hand 2) s. 1--169. 1938--42. SFSS.
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