Old Swedish Dictionary - sänkia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "sänkia" (or sænkia) in Swedish.

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

sänkia (sænkia)
sticka, brodera. Jfr Hildebrand, Sv. Medelt. 1: 569. hännas kläde. .. waro alla wäghna sänkt mädh gul kronom JMPs 282. hännas kläde waro. .. alla wäghna sänkt mädh roser oc liliior ib 285. Jfr besänkia.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
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Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛅᚿᚴᛁᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
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