Københavns Universitet

ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

broddr sb. m. [dat. -i; -ar]

I.

1) od, (metal)spids (fx. pilespids), pig ‖ tip, point (of metal) (e.g. arrowhead), spike
 ● berr brátt at broddi [e-n] det kommer snart til et kritisk punkt (for ngn) ‖ it soon comes to a head (for sby)
 ● spyrna í gegn broddi (stampe mod brodden ɔ:) stritte imod, gøre (forgæves) modstand ‖ kick against the pricks
2) pil (med firkantet hoved? cf. Liestøl 1968 [KLNM 13], 277-278), ?bolt (fra armbrøst) ‖ arrow (with a square head?) ?bolt (from crossbow)
3) spiger/syl (på lysestage til påsætning af kerte), ?lysestage ‖ spike (on a candlestick on which to secure a candle), ?candlestick
4) skud (på plante) ‖ shoot (of a plant)
5) forreste del (af flok), forreste flok ‖ front (of a group of men), front group
6) ?(forreste) (silde)stime (cf. ÁBlM) ‖ ?(foremost) (herring) shoal
7) begyndelse (på livsløb) ‖ beginning (of sby’s life)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: broddr (11); brodda (6); brodd (6); broddum (4); Brodd (4); broddi (4); broddrinn (3); broddunum (2); brode (2); Brod (2); brodde (2); broddar (2); brodren (1); broddur (1); brodrenn (1); broddriɴ (1); brotz (1); broddrenn (1); broddur (1); Broddur (1); brod (1); brodrinn (1); broddvm (1); broddí (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin item Brodd-; Rím; LP; Med; AH; AJ ¹broddr; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Björn Bjarnason 1905 60; Björn M. Olsen 1917 [ANF 33] 19-21; Falk 1914 68-69, 96-97; Falk 1914 [MM 1914] 79; Liestøl 1957 [KLNM 2] 258; Liestøl 1961 [KLNM 6] 545; Liestøl 1968 [KLNM 13] 277; Wallem 1910 116

Genre. (expected): romances: 14 (6); religious works: 14 (16); historical works: 9 (10); family sagas: 6 (7); contemporary sagas: 5 (4); legal works: 5 (6); þættir: 3 (1); legendary sagas: 2 (3); charters: 2 (5);