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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bráðr adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

A.

1) snarlig, hurtig ‖ immediate, quick
2) pludselig, brat, alvorlig, voldsom, barsk, hård ‖ sudden, grave, violent, harsh, fierce
3) ?storslået ‖ ?great, magnificent
4) [í e-u] [til e-s] overilet, ubesindig, impulsiv, utålmodig, ivrig ‖ rash, precipitate, impetuous, impulsive, impatient, eager
5) [í e-u] [af e-u / um e-t] temperamentsfuld, opfarende, hidsig, ophidset ‖ hot-tempered, quick-tempered, agitated
 ● gera sik bráðan [fyrir e-t] blive vred/hidsig ‖ become angry/fiery
6) presserende ‖ pressing, urgent
 ● er/... brátt [■ / til !] [e-m] (ngt) er/... (bydende) nødvendigt (for ngn), (ngt) er/... magtpålæggende (for ngn) ‖ (sth.) is/... imperative (for sby), (sth.) is/... very important (for sby)

B. bráðan (m. acc. sg. = adv.)

 ● berr bráðan at [!] [e-t/e-n / um e-t] (ngt) sker pludseligt, (ngn) dukker pludselig op ‖ (sth.) happens suddenly, (sby) suddenly appears

C. brátt (n. sg. = adv.)

1) straks, tidligt, snart, hurtigt, pludselig, brat ‖ immediately, early on, soon, quickly, suddenly, abruptly
 ● berr/bersk brátt at [!] [■] (ngt) sker pludseligt ‖ (sth.) happens suddenly
 ● brátt er så snart (som), snart efter at ‖ as soon as, soon after (that)
 ● sem bráðast så snart/hurtigt som muligt, med det samme ‖ as soon/quickly as possible, immediately
 ● vánu bráðara (hurtigere/før end forventet ɔ:) før ngn ved af det, straks, meget snart, meget hurtigt, lige pludselig ‖ (quicker/earlier than expected ɔ:) before anybody knows, immediately, very soon, very quickly, all of a sudden
 ● vánu bráðara er i samme øjeblik som ‖ the moment (that)
2) forhastet, overilet, ivrig ‖ hasty, rash, precipitate, eager
 ● gera brátt [um ■] have for travlt (med ngt), være for ivrig (efter ngt) ‖ be hasty (with sth.), be over-eager (about sth.)
3) heftigt, voldsomt ‖ fiercely, violently
4) presserende ‖ pressingly, urgently

D. bráðum (dat. pl. = adv.)

hurtigt, pludseligt ‖ quickly, suddenly
 ● berr bráðum, berr bráðum at [!] [■ / um e-t] (ngt) sker hurtigt/pludseligt ‖ (sth.) happens quickly/suddenly
 ● bráðum borinn overrumplet ‖ surprised

Forms: bratt (94); brátt (62); brat (19); bradr (9); bráðan (8); bradum (7); braðr (7); bráðr (7); brad (7); braðum (6); bradan (6); bráþast (5); braðom (5); Brátt (5); bráᴛ (4); braðvm (4); bráðara (4); Bratt (4); braðare (4); bráðast (4); braþara (4); braðan (3); bráð (3); braðara (3); bradara (3); bradu (3); bradvm (3); bradur (2); bráðar (2); bráþr (2); brꜳdur (2); bräda (2); bradare (2); braᴛ (2); braðari (2); bráðum (2); braða (2); bráðastar (2); brätt (2); braðast (2); brada (2); bradaz (2); braþvm (2); braatt (1); bráðaz (1); brꜳðr (1); bradazt (1); brádr (1); braðaz (1); braðazt (1); brꜳdara (1); bradrar (1); brꜳda (1); bradann (1); bradhar (1); bradar (1); braðazti (1); brꜳd (1); brát (1); bradom (1); braþa (1); braðar (1); braðri (1); brꜳdum (1); bradri (1); brǫþ (1); brað (1); braðo (1); braðu (1); ▹b◃rada (1); bróþ (1); bräd (1); braþari (1); bradari (1); bradir (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (all-) allbráðr, (jafn) jafnbrátt n.; ClVSuppl jafnbrátt adv.; Suppl2 jafnbrátt adv.; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4 jambrátt adv., ofbrátt adv.; Rím; LP item allbrátt adv.; Med -ad-; AH item iambráðr (cf. corr.); AJ; deVr; Fr4 item allbráðr, allbrátt adv., jafnbrátt adv., ofbráðr; NO item allbráðum adv., allbrátt adv., jafnbrátt adv.; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Heidermanns 1993 139; Hægstad 1915 80; Pipping 1928 3; Steensberg 1957 [KLNM 2] 410

Genre. (expected): historical works: 107 (62); religious works: 100 (95); family sagas: 51 (43); romances: 34 (37); contemporary sagas: 32 (26); legendary sagas: 15 (15); þættir: 6 (8); legal works: 6 (34); charters: 3 (27); unclassified: 2 (1); learned works: 1 (11);