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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

brík sb. f. [-ar; -r]

1) bræt, skillebræt, (lav) skillevæg, sengebræt ‖ board, (low) partition, headboard/footboard
2) (om siddeplads, form. nær døren) bænk, briks (cf. y. no. DNI 1485 678⁸ & NorskOrdb ¹brik def. 3) ‖ (of a position apparently near the door where sby is allotted to sit) bench
3) (dekoreret) bræt, tavle, altertavle ‖ (decorated) board, tablet, altarpiece, reredos

Forms: brik (16); brijk (6); brikr (5); bryk (4); brikenne (2); brík (2); bolker (1); bríkr (1); brikur (1); brijkur (1); Brijkur (1); brẏk (1); brikina (1); brykvr (1); brykum (1); bríkar (1); Brijk (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb pl.; Rím; LP; AJ ¹brík; deVr ¹˜²brík; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹˜²brík; Bl

Literature: Falk 1919 222; Guðbjörg Kristjánsdóttir 2000 168; McTurk 1997 47; Nordling 1930-1931 [NB 18] 162; Plahter 1997 ; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 135, 186, 218; Wallem 1910 52-55; Weinmann 1993 305

Genre. (expected): charters: 29 (4); legal works: 6 (4); contemporary sagas: 4 (3); religious works: 3 (12); þættir: 1 (1); family sagas: 1 (6); learned works: 1 (1); romances: 1 (5);