Old Swedish Dictionary - vidhergiäldare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vidhergiäldare" (or vidhergiældare) in Swedish.

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

vidhergiäldare (vidhergiældare)
vedergällare, belönare. " han är war. .. widhergällare j hymerike ffore alla the mödho och milheth thär wi haffwom j hans thiänist här j jordherike" JP 42.

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -gällare )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svensk Järteckens Postilla. Utg. af E. Rietz. 1850.
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