Old Swedish Dictionary - vidhelöf

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vidhelöf" (or vidheløf) in Swedish.

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

vidhelöf (vidheløf)
videlöf, löf af buskar el. träd tillhörande slägtet salix. röth widelöff LB 2: 54. " for saar ögon. tak aff widelöff ok oos aff ffänical bade lika" ib 55. " läghin aff hwidhe lööff" ib 3: 159. " tak lagh aff wide löff" ib 161. ib 156.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hwidhe-.
  • -lööf LB 3: 156, 159),

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

Works and authors cited:

Läke- och Örte-Böcker. Utg. af G. E. Klemming 1--10. 1883--86.
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