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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dauða·maðr sb. m. [dat. ·manni; ·menn]

1) person som skal dø/henrettes, dødsdømt person ‖ person who is to die/be executed, person who is condemned to death
 ● (vilja) hafa/gera at dauðamanni [e-n]
2) [e-rs] drabsmand ‖ killer, assassin

cf. simplex maðr (1289)

Forms: daudamanni (4); dauðamanni (3); davðamanni (2); daudamenn (2); dauda madr (1); dꜹðamenn (1); davðamenn (1); dauðamaðr (1); dauða mann (1); dauða menn (1); davda madr (1); dauðamenn (1); dauðamonnum (1); davða-menn (1); dauda manne (1); daudamanne (1); daudamadr (1); dauþamenn (1); davðamaðr (1); daudamadur (1);

Gloss.: EJ (dauði); ClV (dauði); ClVSuppl; Suppl1; Fr; NO; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 13 (7); historical works: 6 (5); family sagas: 3 (3); romances: 2 (3); þættir: 2 (1); contemporary sagas: 1 (2);