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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dreki sb. m. [-a; -ar]

I.

1) drage (fabeldyr), slange ‖ dragon (mythical beast), serpent
2) (om afbildning/statue ‖ of a depiction/statue)
3) (om djævel) uhyre ‖ (of a devil) monster
4) drage, fornemt krigsskib med dragehoved(er) på stavnen(e) ‖ drake, stately warship with dragon’s heads on the stem or stem and stern

II. (cogn.)

III. (proprial.)

(om skib ‖ of a ship)

IV. (proprial.)

(om stjernebilledet Dragen, lat. Draco ‖ of the constellation Draco)

Forms: dreka (32); dreki (26); drekar (6); drekann (5); drekans (4); dreke (4); drekanum (3); drecar (2); Drekinn (2); drekenn (2); dreca (2); dręki (2); drekinn (2); Drekin (1); drekanvm (1); drece (1); drekanumm (1); drekum (1); dręca (1); drekanna (1); drecj (1); dræka (1); Dreki (1); drecanom (1); Drekar (1); drecann (1); dręka (1); drekj (1); dreci (1); drekí (1); Dreca (1); Drecinn (1); drecka (1); dręke (1); drecanum (1); Drekann (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Fischer; Bin; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹dreki; Bl

Literature: Acker 2012 [VMS 8] passim; Andersen & Andersen 1989 353; Beckman & Kålund 1914-1916 [STUAGNL 41] 288b; Bernström 1958 [KLNM 3] 267-270; Bugge 1905 202; Eiríkur Magnússon 1905-1906 [SB 4] 225-228; Evans 2000 [JEGP 99] 465; Falk 1912 39-40; Falk 1914 (Sól) 31-34; Finlay 2014 [ScriptIsl 65] 119-124; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 73-74, 77; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 16; Grøndal 1869 [ANOH 1869] 230, 240; Guðbjörg Kristjánsdóttir 2000 196; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 137; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 286; Piø 1996 231; Páll Vídalín 1854 448; Seip 1955 56; Simek 1982 90-92; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 150; Vigeland 1957 [KLNM 2] 470

Genre. (expected): historical works: 36 (20); romances: 25 (12); religious works: 24 (30); legendary sagas: 15 (5); þættir: 7 (2); family sagas: 5 (14); learned works: 3 (4);