Old Swedish Dictionary - svipa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "svipa" in Swedish.

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

piska. " wi sändom thik en bAl. .. lthe mz ena krokta swipa swa skAlthu ther mz gladhlika leka bland annor barn" Al 1221. ib 1316. ST 518, 519. " sla hona mz gislom oc swepum" ib 20. ib 98. Jfr iärnsvipa.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • swepa Al 1316 ;
  • -o ST 518, 519 ; -an ib 519; -um ib 20, l98. sweppa, se iärnsvipa],

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

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Works and authors cited:

Konung Alexander. Utg. af G.E. Klemming. 1862.
Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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