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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·girni sb. f. [-/-s]

1) [e-s / til e-s / á e-t] havesyge, griskhed, begærlighed ‖ avarice, covetousness, cupidity
2) ærgerrighed ‖ ambition
3) aggression ‖ aggression

cf. simplex girni (1)

Forms: agirni (24); agirne (17); ágirni (11); ꜳgirni (3); aagirni (3); agyrne (2); ágirnis (2); agirnis (2); agirní (2); agirninni (2); agirnen (2); ágirne (2); ꜳgirnne (1); á-girni (1); agirnina (1); a girninnar (1); ꜳ girní (1); a̋gyrne (1); agirnni (1); AGirni (1); agirninnar (1); a girni (1); agírnínnar (1); Agirni (1); ꜳ girni (1); ảgirne (1); agirnne (1); ꜳgirne (1);

Compounds: fjár- (7), heims- (2), veraldar- (1)

Gloss.: ClV; Suppl1; Fr f. & n.; LP; AH; Fr4; NO f. & n.; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 64 (23); romances: 8 (9); historical works: 7 (15); contemporary sagas: 3 (6); charters: 2 (7); þættir: 1 (2); legal works: 1 (8); family sagas: 1 (11); learned works: 1 (3);