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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·gǽti sb. n. [-s; -]

A.

1) fortræffelighed, gode kvaliteter ‖ excellence, good qualities
2) (i forb. m. store kirkefester) særlig fornemhed, højhed (cf. ágǽtr adj.; cf. item ágǽta vb.) ‖ (in conn. with major church festivals) importance, solemnity (cf. ágǽtr adj.; cf. item ágǽta vb.)
3) berømmelse, ry ‖ renown, fame
 ● gera at ágǽtum [e-t] rose, berømme ‖ praise, extol
 ● hafa at ágǽtum [e-t] rose, berømme ‖ praise, extol
 ● til ágǽtis sér
4) bedrift ‖ feat, exploit
 ● vinna ágǽti udføre stor bedrift ‖ perform an illustrious feat
5) mirakel, under ‖ miracle, marvel

B. ágǽtis (gen. sg. = adv.)

(intens.) udmærket, særdeles ‖ (intens.) excellently, extremely

C. ágǽta (gen. pl. = adv.)

(intens.) udmærket, særdeles ‖ (intens.) excellently, extremely

cf. simplex -gǽti (0)

Forms: ágæta (13); agæta (7); agæti (7); agætis (5); ágæti (5); agiæti (3); ageta (3); ꜳgięti (2); ágætis (2); agiæta (2); agę́ta (2); agięti (2); agęti (2); ageti (2); agiętis (2); agętis (2); agetis (2); agætum (2); agęta (2); agete (1); ꜳgæti (1); agætiss (1); agięta (1); ȧgæta (1); ágǽte (1); á-gætes (1); agetið (1); a giætissins (1); agęte (1); á gǽtis (1); agiøtis (1); agíæta (1); agę́te (1); agiætiz (1); a gæte (1); agíætvm (1); agiætumm (1); ägiæta (1); ꜳ giæti (1); ägiætid (1); á gǽti (1); Agięta (1); agiætis (1); ágjætis (1); ꜳgæte (1); ágǽtis (1); ȧgæti (1); ágǽ̣tis (1); agętí (1); agǽtis (1); agøti (1); ꜳgætis (1); ägiæti (1); ágiæta (1); ágjæta (1); ägæta (1); a̋gætis (1); agetum (1);

Gloss.: ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; AH; NO; ÁBlM (ágætur), (gæti); Bl

Literature: Salvesen 1968 36

Genre. (expected): historical works: 28 (18); romances: 27 (11); religious works: 20 (28); family sagas: 20 (13); legendary sagas: 5 (4); contemporary sagas: 4 (8); þættir: 2 (2);