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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1búi sb. m. [-a; -ar]

1) bonde, mand der lever af landbrug ‖ farmer, man who makes his living by farming, householder
2) nabo ‖ neighbour
3) (om nabo til gerningssted (etc.) som deltager i nævningejury, cf. búakviðr sb. m. ‖ of a neighbour to the place where an offence was committed (etc.) who takes part in delivering a panel verdict)
 ● kveðja búa (heiman) [til e-s] [um e-t] sammenkalde naboer (fra deres hjemegn) til afgivelse af nævningekendelse (cf. búakviðr sb. m.) ‖ call neighbours (from their locality) to deliver a panel verdict
4) (i propr.comp.) indbygger, beboer (af egn, by, etc.) ‖ inhabitant (of district, town, etc.)
5) (om Satans medsammensvorne? ‖ of Satan’s confederates?)

Forms: búa (9); buar (6); bva (6); bvar (5); búum (4); búar (4); bua (4); bui (2); búi (2); bvi (2); Bvar (1); bvom (1); bvvm (1); bue (1); boar (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; Bin item -búi; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹búi; BL ¹búi

Literature: Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 387; Grøtvedt 1939 149; Magnús M. Lárusson 1964 [KLNM 9] 557; Seip FEST 1954 72-73; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1883 593-594; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1883 631-632

Genre. (expected): legal works: 19 (5); family sagas: 18 (6); historical works: 4 (8); religious works: 3 (13); contemporary sagas: 2 (4); learned works: 2 (1); charters: 1 (4);