Old Swedish Dictionary - vandväter

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vandväter" (or vandvæter) in Swedish.

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

vandväter (vandvæter)
? ond varelse, dålig el. nedrig menniska. nero nequam som tydher wandwäter äller skalkelikin Bil 307.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Codex Bildstenianus. Se Lg.
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