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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dára·skapr sb. m. [dat. -]

(cf. dárskapr sb. m., dáruskapr sb. m.)

I.

1) dårskab, tåbelighed, blændværk ‖ foolishness, folly, delusion
2) drilleri, spot ‖ taunting, mockery
 ● gera dáraskap [e-m] holde (ngn) for nar ‖ make a fool (of sby)

II. (cogn.)

cf. simplex -skapr (0)

Forms: dáraskap (5); daraskap (5); daraskapr (3); dꜳra skap (2); däraskap (2); daraskapur (2); dara skapar (1); dara skap (1); dara skaph (1); d▹arask◃ap (1); dára skap (1);

Gloss.: EJ (dári); ClV (dári); Suppl2; Fr; Bin; Rím; AJ; NO; Bl

Literature: Seip 1955 139; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 28, 104, 194, 228, 367

Genre. (expected): religious works: 9 (6); romances: 5 (2); contemporary sagas: 3 (2); charters: 3 (2); legal works: 2 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (1); learned works: 1 (1);