Old Danish Dictionary - vad

Meaning of Old Danish word "Vad", as defined by Otto Kalkar's Dictionary of Old Danish language.

The Old Danish word Vad can mean:

  • no. (isl våd)
  • 1) tøj. M. Vel kun kendt af M fra æ Dsk, jf Lund: vath; vadmel ndf. —
  • 2) affald frasilke el. bomuld (brugt til vævning, stopning o. løn). Jf Ih. IL. 109: wadd; sv vadd, t watte; efter Dies, Btym Wb+ 230 af fr ouate (af) ovum). Jf nuv. vat.

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

Abbreviations used:

navneord (substantivum).

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