Old Swedish Dictionary - strängia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "strängia" (or strængia) in Swedish.

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

strängia (strængia)
eg. hårdt åtdraga, spänna.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -dhe )
  • strängia sik , vara påträngande, vara ifrig. blandamär strenge sik the swa sare wti Va 10. - sätta sig (emot). ath noghra persone funnis som mz tryzsko äller ilherdzsko wilde sik strengia mothe abbatisse äller confessoris lydhno och nepst Bir 5: 138. - Jfr mot-, til-strängia, äfvensom en-, thre-strängdher.

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

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