Old Swedish Dictionary - snöptan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "snöptan" (or snøptan) in Swedish.

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

snöptan (snøptan)
snyftande. " þätar gik blyghelica in mz sukkan oc snöptan" Bo 218. Jfr snoppan, snöktan.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Bonaventuros Betraktelser. Utg. av G. E. Klemning. 1860. SFSS.
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