Old Swedish Dictionary - stänkil

Meaning of Old Swedish word "stänkil" (or stænkil) in Swedish.

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

stänkil (stænkil)
ss tillnamn. Jfr C.-E. Thors i Personnamn från medeltid och 1500-tal utg. av I. Modéer s. 80. oloff stenkil ib (1431).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • stenkil.
  • stenkel.
  • stenkele ÅK 58) ,

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

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