Old Swedish Dictionary - värian

Meaning of Old Swedish word "värian" (or værian) in Swedish.

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

värian (værian)
försvar. " hans hugher vprestis j gudz langha styrk oc wäriian" MB 2: 225.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • wärrian )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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