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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·hǫfn sb. f. [·hafnar; dat. ·hǫfnum/hafnum]

1) skibsladning ‖ cargo
2) gods som et besætningsmedlem fører med sig om bord (cf. Páll Vídalín 1854, 007-012) ‖ goods taken on board by a member of the crew
3) ?vægtenhed svarende til en skibsladning ‖ ?unit of tonnage corresponding to ship’s full load

cf. simplex hǫfn (31)

Forms: ahỏfn (2); áhǫfn (2); ahofn (2); áhafnar (1); áhǫfnum (1); ꜳ̋ hofn (1); ahafnar (1); ꜳhofn (1); ahomfn (1); ahamfnar (1); ahafnum (1);

Gloss.: ClV; Fr; Hertzb; AJ; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (®höfn); Bl

Literature: Magnús M. Lárusson 1958 [KLNM 3] 229; Páll Vídalín 1854 7ff.

Genre. (expected): legal works: 7 (1); family sagas: 2 (2); historical works: 2 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (1); þættir: 1 (0); religious works: 1 (4);