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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dreka·hǫfuð, ·hafuð sb. n. [; -]

I.

1) dragehoved ‖ dragon’s head
2) (om dekoration på ‘dreki’ (def. 4) ‖ of the decoration of a ‘dreki’ (def. 4))
3) (om dekoration på stol ‖ of the decoration of a chair)

II. (cogn.)

cf. simplex hǫfuð (516)

Forms: dreka-hǫfuð (4); drekahöfuð (2); dreca havuð (2); drekahofut (2); drekahǫfuðin (2); dreca hafuð (2); drekahöfuðit (1); drekahỏfut (1); dreka hỏfut (1); dreka hỏfud (1); drecka hofudin (1); dreka hofuð (1); dreka hỏfuð (1); dreka hafuð (1); drekahofðom (1); dreka hofudit (1); dreka hofvt (1); drekahofvt (1); dreka-hofdum (1); dreka hỏfvð (1); dreka havfvð (1);

Gloss.: EJ (dreki); ClV (dreki); Fr; Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Falk 1912 39-40; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 142; Hjalti Hugason 2000 42

Genre. (expected): historical works: 18 (5); romances: 7 (3); family sagas: 2 (3); þættir: 1 (1); legendary sagas: 1 (1);