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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dag·stjarna sb. f.

I.

dagstjerne, morgenstjerne ‖ day-star, morning star

II. (proprial.)

1) (om den lysstærkeste stjerne i stjernebilledet Bjørnevogteren, lat. Arcturus; cf. Lewis & Short Arcturus, SDE Arcturus ‖ of the brightest star in the constellation Boötes)
2) (sands. om planeten Venus, lat. lucifer; cf. Lewis & Short, lucifer, SDE, Lucifer ‖ prob. of the planet Venus)

cf. simplex stjarna (61)

Forms: dagstiarna (2); dag▹stiarna◃ (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2; Fr; LP; Fr4; NO; BL

Literature: Beckman 1914-1916 [STUAGNL 41] clix-clxii; Beckman 1915 [MM 1915] 205-207; Falk 1914 (Sól) 19-22, 27-28; Lid 1957 [KLNM 2] 619; SDE –Arcturus––

Genre. (expected): religious works: 1 (1); romances: 1 (0); learned works: 1 (0);