Old Swedish Dictionary - solmäghin

Meaning of Old Swedish word "solmäghin" (or solmæghin) in Swedish.

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

solmäghin (solmæghin)
solens kraft, solvärme. sankas saman all the watnin som solen lypter op mz sik oc wräkas ther saman badhe aff thy soolmäghne som owan koMBer aff hiMBlenom aff eldenom, oc swa aff them soolgislom ater kastas op aff iordhinne MB 1: 122.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • sool- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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