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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bragar·bót sb. f.

1) forbedring af digtning/digt ‖ enhancement of poetry/poem

2) (navn på) versemål hvor bogstavrimene i 1. og 3. linje står langt fra hinanden mens indrimene står med kun en stavelse imellem sig ‖ (name of) a verse-form in which the alliterating syllables in the 1st and 3rd lines are far apart but the syllables containing half-rhyme are separated by only one syllable

cf. simplex bót (204)

Forms: bragar bót (2); bragar bot (1);

Gloss.: EJ (bragr); ClV (bragr); Fr; LP; Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Boer 1927 [ANF 43] 285; Finnur Jónsson 1929 [ANF 45] 250-251

Genre. (expected): learned works: 2 (0); religious works: 1 (1);

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