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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dráp sb. n. [-s]

1) [e-rs] drab, nedslagtning ‖ killing, slaying
 ● dráp ok/eða dauði [e-rs] drab og død, “død og ulykke” ‖ slaughter and death
2) (spec.) henrettelse ‖ (spec.) execution
 ● dǿma til dráps [e-n] [fyrir e-t] dømme til døden/henrettelse ‖ condemn to death/execution
3) slagtning ‖ slaughtering, slaughter
4) angreb ‖ assault
5) (for drep sb. n. def. 3?)
6) (for drep sb. n. def. 4?)

Forms: draps (17); drap (11); dráps (10); dráp (6); drápi (4); drapi (4); Drap (2); drapeno (1); dráf (1); drꜳp (1); dra̋ps (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin -dráp; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Meyer 1958 [KLNM 3] 255-262; Sigurður Nordal 1931-1932 [APS 6] 145; von See 1964 22, 116; Åkermalm 1954 [ANF 69] 188

Genre. (expected): religious works: 21 (15); historical works: 11 (10); legal works: 8 (5); family sagas: 6 (7); romances: 4 (6); contemporary sagas: 4 (4); legendary sagas: 2 (2); learned works: 1 (2); charters: 1 (4);