Old Swedish Dictionary - sparvärk

Meaning of Old Swedish word "sparvärk" (or sparværk) in Swedish.

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

sparvärk (sparværk)
= sparvirke. thaa reSTes sparwerkit j swartbröd[r]a kloSTer. .. wppa weSTre gafflin STb 4: 200 (1511). STock Skb 115 (1519).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -werk )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛕᛆᚱᚠᛅᚱᚴ
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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