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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

djákni sb. m. [-a]

(formmæssigt ambig. exx. redig. under djákn sb. m.; cf. item dekan sb. m., deken sb. m., dekn sb. m., djákn sb. n.)

1) (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
2) (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)

Forms: diakni (12); diakne (11); diakna (10); diacne (4); djákni (3); deakni (1); deaknj (1); deakna (1); Diakne (1); diackni (1); diaccni (1); díakna (1); diaknan (1);

Gloss.: EJ (djákn); ClV (djákn); ClVSuppl; Suppl2; Fr; Bin -diákni; AJ; deVr (djákn); NO; ÁBlM (djákn); Bl

Genre. (expected): contemporary sagas: 15 (3); charters: 15 (4); religious works: 10 (13); historical works: 5 (8); learned works: 1 (1); unclassified: 1 (0); romances: 1 (5);