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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2hǫfn sb. f. [hafnar; hafnir]

I.

1) (kvindes) byrde, graviditet, foster
2) kappe, overtøj
3) (pl. hafnir) opførsel, adfærd, handlinger
4) græsgang, græsning

cf. NorskOrdb ³hamn def. 1

 ● hǫgg/hǫggstr ok hǫfn
5) gods som et besætningsmedlem fører med sig om bord

cf. áhǫfn sb. f. def. 2. & Páll Vidalín 1854 7-12

6)
 ● leggja hendr ok hǫfn [á ■]

II. (y. no.)

Forms: hofn (13); hǫfn (3); hmn (2); höfnum (2); haufn (2); höfn (2); ▹ha◃mnar (1); haufnina (1); hampn (1); hꜵfn (1); hofnena (1); ofn (1); hafnareɴar (1); haffnn (1); homn (1); hafnar (1); homfn (1); hꝍfninni (1); haufnn (1);

Compounds: á- (14), at- (61), braut- (4), bú- (1), engis- (1), fimm·kú·gilda- (1), fimmtán·kú·gilda- (1), fimmtán·øxna- (1), fjóru·tigi·sauða- (1), fjǫgurra·tiga·sauða- (2), fram- (1), garða- (2), geld·fjár- (1), hand- (2), hests- (1), hrossa- (2), hrúta- (1), inn- (1), inni- (10), jarðar·á- (1), jarðar- (9), kirkju- (1), lamba- (1), líkams·at- (2), mann- (1), munns- (4), nauta- (2), sauða- (1), sauð- (7), sex·hrúta- (1), siða·at- (2), skap- (2), skaps- (5), skip- (1), skips·á- (2), skips- (30), stóð·hrossa- (2), tíu·nauta- (1), tolf·hrossa- (1), út- (4), yfir- (35), þrjá·tigu·sauða- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; Rím ²hõfn; LP ²¯®hõfn; deVr ²˜³hõfn; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (²¯‡höfn); Bl

Literature: Ekberg 1981 [Gardar 12] 9; Falk 1919 51; Ljunggren 1944 82-83; Reinton 1956 [KLNM 1] 420

Genre. (expected): charters: 8 (3); religious works: 8 (10); romances: 7 (4); contemporary sagas: 4 (3); legal works: 3 (3); family sagas: 2 (4); unclassified: 2 (0); legendary sagas: 2 (2); historical works: 1 (6);

Eva Rode — August 2011