Old Swedish Dictionary - vidherkänsla

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vidherkänsla" (or vidherkænsla) in Swedish.

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

vidherkänsla (vidherkænsla)
erkänsla, uttryck af erkänsla. eghnum wi thet (godset) wnder. .. risaergx kloster. .. meth swa forskäl. .. ath wi skulum i waarum liftima behalla thet forscrefna gotz os tel nytta, ok fore widher kentzlo skul pliktom wi os tel ath giwa klostreno arlika aars twa löpa smör tel reth landgille SD NS 1. 435 (1405).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -kentzsla )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚦᚼᚽᚱᚴᛅᚿᛋᛚᛆ
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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