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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dekan, dekán sb. m. [-s, dat. -; -ar]

(cf. deken sb. m., dekn sb. m., djákn sb. m., djákn sb. n., djákni sb. m.)

[e-s / af e-u] (om gejstlig embedsmand af høj rang, prælat ved domkapitel) dekan (opr. om tilsynsmand for 10 munke) ‖ (of a church dignitary, leader of a cathedral, leader of a collegiate chapter) dean (orig. of a supervisor for 10 monks)

Forms: dekan (5); Dekán (1); dekán (1); decannsíns (1); decanar (1); decansens (1); decanínn (1); decanenn (1); dekann (1); decꜳn (1); dekanenn (1);

Gloss.: Fr; Fischer; WN -á-; AJ -á-; deVr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl -á-, cf. corr.

Literature: Pirinen 1958 [KLNM 3] 38

Genre. (expected): religious works: 14 (4); charters: 1 (1);