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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·gjarn adj. [superl. -astr]

I.

1) [á e-t / til e-s] grisk, begærlig ‖ covetous, greedy
2) [á e-t / til e-s] ærgerrig (efter magt, etc.) ‖ ambitious (for power, etc.)
3) [við e-n] stridbar, aggressiv, ivrig i kamp ‖ pugnacious, belligerent, eager to fight

II. (cogn.)

cf. simplex gjarn (63)

Forms: agiarnn (6); agiarn (6); ágjarn (5); ꜳgiarn (5); ágjarnir (3); agiarnir (3); agiarner (2); ágjarnasti (1); agiarnnir (1); agiarnner (1); ꜳ giarn (1); agjarnn (1); agiarnz (1); agiarnaste (1); agiarni (1); a giǫrn (1); ȧgiarn (1); á giornom (1); agiarnt (1); aagiarnn (1); ágjörnum (1); ágjarnri (1); agiarnan (1); aagiarn (1); ágjarni (1); agiarɴ (1); ágjarns (1); ágiarna (1); á giarnan (1);

Compounds: fé- (2), ó- (8)

Gloss.: ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin Ágiarni; LP; AH; AJ; Fr4; NO; BL

Genre. (expected): religious works: 21 (14); historical works: 14 (9); romances: 6 (5); family sagas: 4 (6); þættir: 2 (1); legendary sagas: 2 (2); legal works: 1 (5); contemporary sagas: 1 (4); charters: 1 (4);