Västan nordhan

Old Swedish Dictionary - västan nordhan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "västan nordhan" (or væstan nordhan) in Swedish.

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

västan nordhan (væstan nordhan)
nordvest om. aff cham noe söne komo alle the som bo oc byggia wästan nordhan iorsala haff MB 1: 4.

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

Part of speech: pp

Grammatical aspect: prep.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛅᛋᛏᛆᚿ:ᚿᚮᚱᚦᚼᛆᚿ
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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