Old Swedish Dictionary - västfäling

Meaning of Old Swedish word "västfäling" (or væstfæling) in Swedish.

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

västfäling (væstfæling)
Vestfalare, person från Vestfalen. ss tillnamn. jöns westfällng SJ 144 (1446).

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

2 Stockholms Stads Jordebok 1474--1498. Utg. genom H. Hildebrad [och L. M. Bååth]. 1889, 1914.
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