Old Swedish Dictionary - vätte

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vätte" (or vætte) in Swedish.

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

vätte (vætte)
och f.? (dat. luättinne ÖGL R 15. wetene ib (Cod. F). Jfr eþingsvätte.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • uätte ÖGL R 8: pr. vätti VGL LII R 20. wätti ib I R 9: pr. väti ib II F 47.
  • uäti: -ino ÖGL (1607 års uppl. R 15),
  • vättis maþer
  • vätis- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

Östgöta-Lagen. Utg. af H. S. Collin och C. J. Schlyter. 1841.
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