Old Swedish Dictionary - þräl

Meaning of Old Swedish word "þräl" (or þræl) in Swedish.

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

þräl (þræl)
träl. "för thy at wy warum för syndenna ok dyälffwlsens ok swa goth som alskons creaturs träli ok wndherdana" SkrtUppb 365.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • träli) ,
  • thräla arvodhe
  • -ärffwodhe )
  • *thräla hampn
  • träla- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Skrifter till uppbyggelse från medeltiden. Utg. af R. Geete. 1904--05. SFSS.
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