Old Swedish Dictionary - vidherkännan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vidherkännan" (or vidherkænnan) in Swedish.

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

vidherkännan (vidherkænnan)
2. petru tydhir kännande oc tekna synda widhirkännan MP 2: 290.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids-postillor. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Fortsatta af R. Geete. Del. 3, 4, 5. 1893--1910. SFSS.
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