Old Swedish Dictionary - spänia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "spänia" (or spænia) in Swedish.

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

spänia (spænia)
locka, öfvertala, söka förmå (ngfn) att gå in på en sak? skrympthe, späne, oc owerstryke hwar som wil, ällar hwru han wiil LfK 13.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

Works and authors cited:

Skrifter till Läsning för Klosterfolk. Utg. af F. A. Dahlgren. 1875.
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