The Swedish verb ‘hvila’ is nowadays not written that way anymore. Instead it is written ‘vila’, with the same meaning ‘to rest’. Regardless these minor changes in otrtography the language is modern Swedish for both.
To study possible changes in modern Swedish language, there is an interesting website called SAOLhist under construction.
- Current front page of the SAOLhist project.
- The verb vila at SAOL
- Vila as conjugated by Verbix