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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dofna vb. [-að-]

[?■(ÆvForm624 3¹⁹)] [af e-u] [til e-s] [e-m] blive livløs, blive kraftesløs/følelsesløs, miste sin kraft/vitalitet, svinde, sløves, blive doven ‖ turn lifeless, become debilitated/numb, lose one’s power/vitality, fade, become sluggish, turn lazy
 ● ‖ impers.: dofnar [e-t / yfir e-t / yfir e-u] [af e-u] (ngt) dør hen, (ngt) taber sin interesse, der bliver stille (om ngt), (ngt) dulmes ‖ (sth.) dies down, people lose interest (in sth.), (things) quieten down, (sth.) is soothed

Forms: dofnar (9); dofna (7); dofnaði (3); dofnat (2); dofnaðir (1); dofnade (1); dofnadi (1); dofnadur (1); dofne (1); Dofnaþe (1); Dofnar (1);

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr (dofi); NO; ÁBlM (dofi); Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 11 (7); romances: 5 (3); contemporary sagas: 3 (2); þættir: 3 (1); legendary sagas: 3 (1); historical works: 2 (5); family sagas: 1 (3);