Old Swedish Dictionary - vatutäppa

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vatutäppa" (or vatutæppa) in Swedish.

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

vatutäppa (vatutæppa)
fördämning, damm. de quibuSDam uattutæppom. .. illegitime edificatis SD 3: 649 (1324, gammal afskr.). predictas. .. uattutæppor omnes. .. coniurauerunt finaliter deponendas ib. " edificia aque dicta vathutæppo" ib 650 (1324, gammal afskr.). ib 5: 49 (1341, afskr.). Jfr vatntäppa.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • watnäpa: -ur VML II B ind. 22),

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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