Old Swedish Dictionary - töf

Meaning of Old Swedish word "töf" (or tøf) in Swedish.

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

töf (tøf)
uppskov, dröjsmål. begerede lengher töff ath han matte framdelis forscriffuet til hanom ok fanga wytha, hwar han schulle söchie the breff STb 2: 556 (1491).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • töff )

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

Works and authors cited:

Själens Tröst. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1871--73.
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