Sunnan västan for

Old Swedish Dictionary - sunnan västan for

Meaning of Old Swedish word "sunnan västan for" (or sunnan væstan for) in Swedish.

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

sunnan västan for (sunnan væstan for)
sydväst om. swnnan vestan fore thet stenhus her benct fordom sielff vti bodde SJ 2: l98 (1487).

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

Part of speech: pp

Grammatical aspect: prep.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -fore )

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

Works and authors cited:

2 Stockholms Stads Jordebok 1474--1498. Utg. genom H. Hildebrad [och L. M. Bååth]. 1889, 1914.
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