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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dirfð sb. f. [-ar; -ir]

1) [■ / í ■ / til e-s] [e-m] mod, tapperhed, dristighed, frimodighed ‖ courage, bravery, boldness, audacity, outspokenness
2) [af e-u] [■] [við e-n/e-t] overmod, indbildskhed, frækhed, uforskammethed, formastelighed ‖ insolence, temerity, impudence, effrontery, presumption
 ● dirfð ok/... dómr
 ● dirfð ok dul

Forms: dirfð (20); dirfþ (12); dirfd (10); dírfd (3); dirfðin (2); dirfð (2); dirfdar (1); dirfðir (1); Dirfð (1); dirfðar (1); drif (1); dirf (1); dírfð (1); dirfðarinnar (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; AH; deVr (dirfa); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (dirfa); Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 177; Seip 1955 157; Seip 1955 206

Genre. (expected): religious works: 21 (15); historical works: 16 (10); romances: 11 (6); charters: 3 (4); family sagas: 2 (7); legal works: 2 (5); þættir: 1 (1); contemporary sagas: 1 (4);