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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

borg sb. f. [-ar, dat. -; -ir]

I.

1) forsvarsvold, skanse, fæstningsværk ‖ rampart, fortified wall
2) fæstning, borg, palads ‖ fortress, stronghold, palace
3) (befæstet) by ‖ (fortified) city/town
4) borglignende klippeformation (som danner en naturlig fæstning) ‖ fortress-like rock formation (that forms a natural fortification)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: borg (72); borgar (27); borgina (18); borgir (15); borginni (13); Borg (9); borgh (4); Borgar (4); borgariɴar (4); borgarinnar (4); borgum (3); borgin (2); borginn (2); borgena (1); borgína (1); borgumm (1); borggarennar (1); borginj (1); borgher (1); borginna (1); borger (1); borginni (1); bỏrgh (1); bỏrg (1); Borgin (1); borginne (1); borgna (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin item -borg; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr ¹˜²borg; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bell 1972 66; Blom 1957 [KLNM 2] 6; Bugge 1905 245-246; Falk 1913 9; Finnur Jónsson 1921 168; Finnur Jónsson 1932-1933 32; Fischer 1957 [KLNM 2] 135-138; Heide 2014 [Gripla 25] 18; Indrebø 1936 [MM 1936] 64; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 81; Jón Helgason 1931 [ANF 47] 299; Marstrander 1915 121; Marstrander 1932 84; Marwick 1952 7, 31, 62, 127, 170; Nerman 1960 [ANF 75] 243; Seip 1943 [MM 1943] 128; Tuulse 1957 [KLNM 2] 119-127; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 107-108

Genre. (expected): religious works: 57 (50); historical works: 45 (33); learned works: 23 (6); romances: 23 (20); family sagas: 21 (23); legendary sagas: 11 (8); charters: 7 (15); contemporary sagas: 4 (14);