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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dreifr adj. [compar. -ari]

 ● dreift [um e-t] spredt ‖ spread-out, scattered
  1 [með e-t] bevæge sig spredt ‖ move in spread-out formation
  2 spredes, vinde udbredelse ‖ be spread, become known
  3 brede sig ud ‖ spread itself out

Forms: dreift (13); dreipt (3); dreifara (1); dræift (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV n.; Fr dreift adv.; AJ; NO dreift adv.; ÁBlM (dreifa); Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 9 (5); historical works: 7 (3); romances: 1 (2); family sagas: 1 (2);