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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

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

I.

1) bred ‖ broad
 ● [gen.+] breiðr (så og så) bred ‖ (...) wide
 ● á breiðan i bredden ‖ in breadth
2) bredende sig, udspredt ‖ spread-out, widespread
3) bred, omfattende ‖ extensive, comprehensive
4) (om forsamling) stor, talstærk ‖ (of an assembly) big, well-attended

II. (cogn.)

Forms: breitt (11); breiðr (6); breið (5); breiðs (5); breiðari (4); breiðann (3); breid (3); Breitt (2); breidur (2); breida (2); breidr (2); breiðare (2); breidar (2); breidhe (1); breiðaztr (1); bræiðum (1); breiða (1); bræiðr (1); breiðazt (1); bræið (1); bréiþ (1); Breiðari (1); breit (1); breidv (1); breiðara (1); breídu (1); breiðar (1); breítt (1); bræit (1); breidum (1); breiðt (1); breiðu (1); breytt (1); breidari (1); breidazsta (1); breiðast (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (afar-) afarbreiðr, albreiðr, (jafn) jafnbreiðr; Fr item albreiðr; FrErr1; Hertzb item jafnbreiðr; HertzbTill; Suppl4 jambreiðr; Bin item Breiði, -breiði, -breiðr; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item jafnbreiðr; NO item albreiðr, jafnbreiðr; ÁBlM; Bl ²breiður

Literature: Falk 1919 60; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 72; Guðrún P. Helgadóttir 1987 67-68; Heidermanns 1993 136-137; Holtsmark 1955 70; Iversen 1957 [KLNM 2] 148; Mawer 1932-1933 [APS 7] 12; Torfing 2012 [Gripla 23] 327

Genre. (expected): religious works: 20 (19); legal works: 12 (7); historical works: 11 (12); family sagas: 9 (9); romances: 7 (7); contemporary sagas: 4 (5); learned works: 3 (2); legendary sagas: 3 (3); charters: 3 (5);