Old Swedish Dictionary - spitälska

Meaning of Old Swedish word "spitälska" (or spitælska) in Swedish.

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

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • spitälsko sot (spithälska sott),

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

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