Old Swedish Dictionary - siäl

Meaning of Old Swedish word "siäl" (or siæl) in Swedish.

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

siäl (siæl)
phoca, själ, själhund. - själtran. VIII aam siel FH 6: 114 (1473).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • siel.
  • säl L. L.),
  • siäla bodh
  • siäle-.
  • siela-.
  • siala-.
  • säle- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Handlingar till upplysning af Finlands Häfder. Utg. af A. I. Arwidsson. Del 1--9. 1846--57.
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