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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dimmr adj. [superl. -astr]

1) mørk, (om tåge) tæt ‖ dark, (of fog) mirky, dense
2) (om stemme) dyb ‖ (of a voice) deep
3) [e-u] obskur ‖ obscure
4) (åndeligt) formørket ‖ clouded in (spiritual) darkness
5) grufuld, uhyggelig ‖ horrible, ghastly
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Forms: dimma (7); dimt (5); dimmt (3); dimmri (3); dimmu (2); dimmum (2); dímt (1); dimm (1); dimmazta (1); dimmustu (1); dimmr (1); dimmrar (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; Med; AJ; deVr; NO; ÁBlM; BL item aldimmr, cf. corr.

Literature: Heidermanns 1993 151-152; Heslop 2008 [Gripla 19] 95

Genre. (expected): religious works: 7 (7); romances: 6 (3); family sagas: 5 (3); legendary sagas: 4 (1); historical works: 3 (5); contemporary sagas: 2 (2); þættir: 1 (1);