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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

digr adj. [digran; compar. digrari, superl. digrastr]

I.

1) tyk, korpulent, stor og bred, kraftig ‖ fat, corpulent, broad, stout, thick
 ● ganga digr [með e-m] være gravid ‖ be pregnant
 ● digr sem naut
2) (om mave/underliv) opsvulmet, udspilet ‖ (of the stomach/abdomen) swollen, bloated
3) (om metal/smykker) diger, tung, vægtig ‖ (of metal/jewellery) thick, bulky, weighty
4) kraftig, eftertrykkelig ‖ powerful, emphatic
5) (om lyd/stemme) fyldig, kraftig ‖ (of sound/voice) resonant, powerful
6) [í e-u] vældig, stor på den, overmodig ‖ high and mighty, overbearing, overweening
 ● gera sik digran blive stor på den, puste sig op ‖ make much of oneself, become high and mighty

II. (cogn.)

Forms: digr (33); digri (24); digra (20); digran (15); Digr (8); digrt (7); digrum (6); digurt (5); digrastr (4); digrari (4); digur (3); digrar (3); digrir (3); digrastur (1); gigran (1); digrazta (1); (1); digrvm (1); digre (1); digrer (1); digru (1); digrazstr (1); digrazti (1); ðigra (1); digvr (1); digrara (1); diggr (1); dygra (1); dygre (1); diɢri (1); digrann (1); dygrar (1); dígrt (1);

Gloss.: EJ item jafndigr (cf. corr.); ClV item (afburðr) afburðardigr, (all-) alldigr, (jafn) jafndigr; Fr item alldigr; FrErr1; Bin Digr-, Digra, Digri; Rím; LP; Med; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item ógnardigr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl item jafndigur

Literature: Eiríkur Magnússon 1888 [ANOH 1888] 342; Ekwall 1941 35; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 75; Heidermanns 1993 156-157; Sverdrup 1911 [ANF 27] 26; Wills 2012 [VMS 8] 288

Genre. (expected): historical works: 46 (27); family sagas: 28 (18); contemporary sagas: 23 (11); romances: 22 (16); religious works: 21 (41); legendary sagas: 7 (6); þættir: 3 (3); charters: 2 (12); learned works: 2 (5); unclassified: 1 (1);