Old Swedish Dictionary - vämian

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vämian" (or væmian) in Swedish.

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

vämian (væmian)
vämjelse, äckel. for wämyan LB 2: 46. " alt thz tha synes oc höres, iämwäl thz goth oc gangliket är, opwäkkia ena andelika wämyan til alt thz goth är (nausetam tunc provocant spiritualem)" Su 108.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • wämyan )

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

Works and authors cited:

Läke- och Örte-Böcker. Utg. af G. E. Klemming 1--10. 1883--86.
H. Susos Gudeliga Snilles Väckare. Utg. af R. Bergström. 1868--70.
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