Old Swedish Dictionary - skärpentina

Meaning of Old Swedish word "skärpentina" (or skærpentina) in Swedish.

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

skärpentina (skærpentina)
= skärpentin. iiij eller V skerpynthynor och hakebyssor BSH 4: 296 (1501).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • skerpynthyna )

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

Works and authors cited:

Bagarnes Skrå. I Småstycken på Forn Svenska.
Bidrag till Skandinaviens historia ur utländska arkiver samlade och utgifna af C. G. Styffe. Del. 1--5. 1859--84.
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