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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1djákn sb. m. [-s, dat. -i/-; -ar]

(cf. dekan sb. m., deken sb. m., dekn sb. m., djákn sb. n., djákni sb. m.)

1) (om gejstlig embedsmand af høj rang, biskops/paves nærmeste medhjælper) diakon ‖ (of a church dignitary, personal assistant to bishop/pope) deacon
2) (om gejstlig af tredjehøjeste grad inden for ordines majores) diakon, hjælpepræst, degn ‖ (of a cleric of the third highest rank in the category ordines majores) deacon, priest’s assistant
3) ?dekan (cf. dekan sb. m.) ‖ ?dean
4) (om én af de syv fattigforstandere, udvalgt af disciplene, cf. Vulg Act, 6,1-6 ‖ of one of the seven overseers of the poor, chosen by the disciples)
5) (om levit, jødisk præst/tempeltjener ‖ of a Levite, Jewish priest or temple servant)
6) (om gejstlig titulerende sig selv) tjener ‖ (of an ecclesiastic titling himself) servant

Forms: diakn (38); diaknar (11); diacn (9); diakninn (5); djákn (5); diakna (3); diacnar (3); diacns (3); diakni (2); diackn (1); (1); deaknum (1); diaknn (1); dyæknins (1); Djákninn (1); diacninn (1); diákn (1); diakns (1); djákns (1); diaknum (1); diácn (1); diacnn (1); diacna (1); diꜵcnom (1); diacnvm (1); djákna (1); Diekn (1); díaknínn (1); diakninvm (1); diækn (1); Diakninn (1); dyakn (1); díakna (1); diꜳkn (1); diaknenn (1); Diakn (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Bin item -diákn; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item djekn; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Andrén 1967 [KLNM 12] 662-663; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 177-180, 310-311, 316; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 43, 210, 235, 313; Hægstad 1915 20; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Ottosen 1996 [SDE 5] 111a-111b; Pirinen 1958 [KLNM 3] 51-52; Seip 1955 210

Genre. (expected): religious works: 50 (28); contemporary sagas: 25 (8); charters: 12 (8); legal works: 12 (10); historical works: 4 (18); unclassified: 2 (0); learned works: 1 (3);