Old Swedish Dictionary - söst

Meaning of Old Swedish word "söst" (or søst) in Swedish.

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

söst (søst)
nyktert, måttligt. " lthän skal söst lowa (för lewa el. liwa) thär radh skal styra (jus qui rite tenet se solrieate refrenet; motsv. Fdan. ordspr. lyder: then scal wære ædræ ther ræth scal styræ)" GO 467 ; jfr Kock, Medeltidsordspr. 2: 217 f. Jfr sosterlika.

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

Part of speech: ab

Grammatical aspect: adv.

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

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Works and authors cited:

Gamla Ordspråk. Utg. af H. Reuterdahl. 1840.
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