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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

borgun, borgan sb. f. [; borganir]

[■ / fyrir e-t / e-s] [við e-n] borgen, sikkerhed/garanti (for ngt) (over for ngn), kaution, pant ‖ security, guarantee (for sth.) (to sby), surety
 ● ganga í borgun [■ / um e-t / e-s] [við e-n] [fyrir e-n / fyrir hǫnd e-rs / vegna e-rs] gå i borgen, stille sikkerhed/garanti (for ngt) (over for ngn) (på vegne af ngn), give sikkerhed (for ngt) ‖ stand surety (for sth.) (in relation to sby) (on sby’s behalf), guarantee (for sth.)
 ● setja í borgun [e-n/e-t] [fyrir e-t] [við e-n] [fyrir e-n] stille (ngn/ngt) som sikkerhed/kaution (for ngt) (over for ngn) (på vegne af ngn) ‖ present (sby/sth.) as surety/guarantee (for sth.) (to sby) (on sby’s behalf)
 ● standa fyrir borgun indestå som sikkerhed/garanti ‖ stand as security
 ● standa/vera í borgun [um e-t] [fyrir e-n] stille sikkerhed/garanti ‖ stand surety

Forms: borgan (30); borgun (9); borghan (6); borgann (3); borgen (1); borgvn (1); borganer (1); bỏrgan (1);

Gloss.: EJ (borgan); ClV (borgan); Suppl2 -an; Fr -an; Hertzb (borgan); AJ -an; NO -an; Bl

Literature: Hægstad 1915 93; Niitemaa 1957 [KLNM 2] 150-151; Seip 1957 [KLNM 2] 152; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 30, 54, 103, 108, 222, 363

Genre. (expected): charters: 26 (4); religious works: 14 (14); legal works: 5 (5); contemporary sagas: 4 (4); romances: 3 (5);