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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1deyfa vb. [-fð-]

A.

 ● ‖ impers.: deyfir [e-n] (ngn) bliver døv ‖ (sby) becomes deaf
2) [e-t] [fyrir e-m] sløve (våben/æg) ‖ blunt (a weapon, the cutting edge)
3) [e-t] bedøve ‖ make insensible/numb
4) [e-t] [með e-u] dulme (smerte) ‖ relieve (pain)

B. deyfask

1) blive døv, (om hørelse) svækkes ‖ become deaf, (of hearing) deteriorate
2) [við e-t] lindres, stilles til ro ‖ be soothed, be calmed

Forms: deyfa (3); deyfir (3); deyfði (3); deifa (2); deyfaz (1); døyfde (1); deyfdj (1); deyfdar (1); deyfer (1); deifist (1);

Gloss.: EJ ²deyfa; ClV; Fr ¹deyfa; LP; AJ ¹deyfa; deVr ¹deyfa; NO ¹deyfa; ÁBlM ¹deyfa; BL ²deyfa

Literature: Falk 1914 44; Hermann Pálsson 1994 [Skírnir 168] 52; Olsen 1932 [MM 1932] 143

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 7 (2); romances: 5 (2); religious works: 2 (4); legendary sagas: 1 (1); historical works: 1 (3); unclassified: 1 (0);