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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

djarfr adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

1) [■ / of e-t / í e-u] modig, tapper, aggressiv, dristig, frimodig, ufortrøden ‖ courageous, brave, bold, aggressive, daring, frank, dauntless
2) [■] dumdristig, ilter, uovervejet, fræk, uforskammet, formastelig ‖ heedless, hot-headed, precipitous, forward, impudent, shameless

Forms: diarfr (15); diorf (3); diarfari (3); diarfur (3); djarfr (3); diarfara (2); diarfan (2); díarfr (2); diarfir (2); diarfer (1); diærfuer (1); diarfaztr (1); Diarfir (1); diarfazsti (1); djarft (1); diarft (1); djörfum (1); diaʀfr (1); djarfari (1); djarfar (1); diarfa (1); diarvan (1); diorfuztu (1);

Compounds: full- (1), hug- (11), hund- (1), hǫfðingja- (4), ill- (1), konung- (1), mál- (10), ó- (11), of- (3), orð- (1), ríkis- (1), sókn- (4), tǽpi- (1), vápn- (28), víg- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl1 djarfara adv. compar.; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4; Bin -diarfi; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 45; Heidermanns 1993 152-153; Nordling 1930 11; Seip 1955 62, 158

Genre. (expected): religious works: 18 (13); romances: 10 (5); historical works: 8 (8); contemporary sagas: 4 (4); family sagas: 3 (6); learned works: 2 (1); þættir: 1 (1); charters: 1 (4); legendary sagas: 1 (2); legal works: 1 (5);