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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dára vb. [-að-]

A.

1) [e-n/e-t] [fyrir e-t] håne, spotte, bespotte ‖ ridicule, mock, taunt
2) [e-n] [með e-u] føre bag lyset, narre, forlokke ‖ deceive, fool, beguile
   ‖ vera dáraðr  [af e-m] [fyrir e-t] :
3) [e-t] [af e-m] franarre (ngn) (ngt), ved list berøve (ngn) (ngt) ‖ trick (sby) (out of sth.)

B. dára + præp./adv.

braut: dára braut

[e-n] [frá e-u] narre (ngn) væk (fra ngt) ‖ trick (sby) away (from sth.)

C. dárask

[af e-u] føres bag lyset, narres ‖ be deceived, be fooled

Forms: dárat (5); darvdv (4); dára (4); dáraði (3); dáruðu (3); dara (3); daara (2); dárar (2); darat (2); daradi (2); dꜳra (2); dȧrad (1); dꜳraði (1); daraði (1); därader (1); daruth (1); daraðr (1); dära (1); däri (1); darudu (1); dȧȧradur (1); dáraz (1); dꜳrat (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVSuppl; Fr; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr (dár sb.); Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 105, 228, 367

Genre. (expected): religious works: 19 (12); romances: 14 (5); legendary sagas: 6 (2); learned works: 2 (1); charters: 1 (3); family sagas: 1 (5); contemporary sagas: 1 (3);