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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

díki sb. n. [; -]

1) (naturlig) kløft (med vand i), vandhul, mosehul, mudderhul ‖ (natural) hole in the ground (filled with water), waterhole, bog-pit, mudhole
2) (menneskeskabt) grøft, (gravet) rende ‖ (man-made) ditch, trench
3) voldgrav ‖ moat
4) hule ‖ cave

Forms: diki (17); díki (12); dike (6); díkit (4); dikinu (3); dici (3); dikí (2); dikinv (1); dikino (1); dykinn (1); dikit (1); Diki (1); dikin (1); dijke (1); díkí (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Fischer; LP; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Christiansen 1938 [MM 1938] 24

Genre. (expected): historical works: 22 (9); romances: 12 (6); religious works: 8 (15); legendary sagas: 5 (2); family sagas: 3 (7); legal works: 2 (5); þættir: 1 (1); learned works: 1 (2); charters: 1 (4);