Old Swedish Dictionary - spärbräkan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "spärbräkan" (or spærbrækan) in Swedish.

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

spärbräkan (spærbrækan)
= spärbräkning. lengin broder. .. hade her sperbräkan eller torneghian STb 1: 340 (1482).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • sper- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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