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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1brenna sb. f. [-u; -ur]

I.

1) [e-rs / á e-u] ildebrand, brand, afbrænding, ildspåsættelse, brandstiftelse, indebrænding (af ngn), mordbrand ‖ fire, burning, arson, burning (sby) to death
2) ligbrænding, bålfærd ‖ cremation

II. (cogn.)

Forms: brennu (9); Brennu (4); breɴo (4); breɴor (3); brenna (3); brenno (3); brennunni (3); breɴv (3); Brenna (3); Brennv (3); brennuna (2); brennv (2); brennur (2); brennona (1); breɴuɴi (1); breɴa (1); Breɴu (1); Brenno (1); brennvnnar (1); brennunne (1); breɴoɴi (1); brænnur (1); breɴu (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin Brenna-; Rím; LP; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (¹brenna); Bl ¹brenna

Literature: Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 45; Hovda 1957 [KLNM 2] 298 f.; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 694-695; Inga H. Hákonardóttir 2000 74; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 83, 190; Kopperstad 1935 [MM 1935] 122; Magnús M. Lárusson 1966 [KLNM 11] 695; Sigurður Þórarinsson 1944 194 f.

Genre. (expected): historical works: 20 (9); legal works: 13 (5); family sagas: 8 (6); contemporary sagas: 8 (4); þættir: 2 (1); charters: 1 (4); religious works: 1 (14); learned works: 1 (2);