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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

brunnr, bruðr sb. m. [-s, dat. -i; -ar]

1) brøndkilde, kilde, bæk, vandstrøm ‖ well-spring, spring, stream
 ● berr eigi ór/at einum brunni (ngt) er mystisk ‖ (sth.) is strange
 ● berr ǽ/mjǫk ór einum brunni [■ / um e-t] (det) kommer altid fra en og samme kilde (ɔ: det er altid det samme) ‖ (it) always comes from the same source (ɔ: it is always the same)
2) [e-s] (fig.) oprindelse, ophav ‖ (fig.) source, origin
3) brønd, vandreservoir, vandingssted ‖ well, reservoir, watering place

Forms: brunn (14); brunnr (9); brunni (7); brvnnr (6); brunnz (6); brunnar (5); brunna (4); brvɴinn (4); brunne (4); bruþr (4); brunns (3); brvnn (3); brunnur (3); brvɴinvm (3); Brunnr (2); brvnna (2); brvðr (2); bruɴr (2); brun (2); bruɴi (2); brundz (1); brunzins (1); bruɴe (1); bruna (1); brunner (1); brvɴr (1); brvnr (1); brunnum (1); brunr (1); brvɴar (1); brvnni (1); brvnren (1); brunninn (1); brvɴi (1); brunnarnir (1); bruðr (1); brvnnvm (1); bruɴinn (1); bruɴa (1); brunninum (1); brvni (1); brunnrinn (1); brvnnum (1); brvnne (1); Bruþr (1); brvdren (1); brunnzins (1); brvnnz (1); bronne (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr bruðr, brunnr; Hertzb; Suppl4; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr bruðr, brunnr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 97; Hallberg 1987 [ANF 102] 156-157; Halldór Halldórsson 1991 90-91; Hinsch 1957 [KLNM 2] 324; Holtsmark 1961 [KLNM 6] 256; Hovda 1957 [KLNM 2] 329; Kahle 1901 [ANF 17] 103f; Richardt 1930 [ANF 46] 44-46

Genre. (expected): religious works: 56 (31); contemporary sagas: 13 (8); romances: 11 (12); learned works: 11 (4); legal works: 9 (11); historical works: 7 (20); family sagas: 4 (14); legendary sagas: 2 (5); þættir: 1 (3); unclassified: 1 (0); charters: 1 (9);