Old Swedish Dictionary - snöktan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "snöktan" (or snøktan) in Swedish.

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

snöktan (snøktan)
snyftning. " naar thu äst a bönum oc bidher tha lat eygh höra them när thik äru sniktan älla sukkan af thik" Ber 271. Jfr snöptan.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • sniktan )

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

Works and authors cited:

Helige Bernhards Skrifter. Utg. af H. Wieselgren. 1866.
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