Old Swedish Dictionary - svälbrem

Meaning of Old Swedish word "svälbrem" (or svælbrem) in Swedish.

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

svälbrem (svælbrem)
rem med hvilken skölden fasthålles vid venstra handen. the wnga skullo. .. latha sigh ey aff sömne wäkkia tha han skall sigh mz skiölle thäkkia och thagha swa wara the suälbe reem ath han ekke fore huggin heem MD (S) 241.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • suälbe reem )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
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