Old Swedish Dictionary - vidherhängia

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vidherhängia" (or vidherhængia) in Swedish.

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

vidherhängia (vidherhængia)
vidhänga; bifoga. " bedis jach. .. for:de beskedelica incigle, sciper ragwalz oc magnus swarta. .. medhan jach ey siälffuer incigle hauer at viterhengia for thetta breff" SD NS 1: 59 (1401), gammal afskr.). Jfr hängia vidher.

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

Part of speech: vb

Grammatical aspect: v.

Alternative forms or notes:
  • viter- )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚦᚼᚽᚱᚼᛅᚿᚵᛁᛆ
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.
(Svenskt Diplomatarium. Ny Serie.) Svenskt Diplomatarium från och med år 1401. Bd 3. Utg. genom C. Silfverstolpe. 1885--1902. -- Bd 4 s. 1--240. Utg. genom K. H. Karlsson. 1903--1904.
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