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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2drekkja vb. [-kkð-]

A.

1) [e-m/e-u] nedsænke, sænke, dukke ‖ submerge, sink, push below the surface
2) [e-m/e-u / e-n] [í e-t / í e-u / á e-u] smide (i vand, etc.) for at lade drukne, drukne (ngn) ‖ cast (into water, etc.) in order to drown, drown (sby)
 ● ‖ præt. part.: drekkðr [í e-u] druknet ‖ drowned
3) [e-m/e-u / e-t] oversvømme (og lade drukne), opsluge ‖ inundate (and drown), engulf
4) [e-m/e-u / e-n] [til e-s / í e-t / í e-u] tvinge ned (i helvede, etc.), lade opsluge, forvise (til helvede, etc.), lade gå til grunde ‖ force down (to hell, etc.), cause to be swallowed up, banish (to hell, etc.), cause to be destroyed
5) [e-u] nedbryde, lade ude af betragtning ‖ destroy, disregard
6)
 ● drekkja sér sjalft (om dyr) give sig selv at drikke (ɔ: patte sig selv) (cf. drekka vb. A def. 7) ‖ (of an animal) provide itself with drink (ɔ: suck its own udders)

á: drekkja á

 ● ‖ impers.: drekkir á [!] [fyrir e-m] (det skyller ind (over ngn) ɔ:) (ngn) møder modstand ‖ ((sby) is swept over by a wave ɔ:) (sby) meets opposition

niðr: drekkja niðr

1) [e-m / e-n] [í e-t] nedsænke, tvinge ned ‖ submerge, force under the surface
2) lade opsluge, lade gå til grunde ‖ cause to be swallowed up, cause to be destroyed

C. drekkja sér

1) [í ?e-t/?e-u] dykke ned ‖ dive down
2)
 ● drekkja sér (sjalfr) [í e-u] drukne sig ‖ drown oneself
3) [til e-s] kaste sig hovedkulds ud i (at opnå ngt) ‖ throw oneself headlong into (achieving sth.)

D. drekkjask

[í e-u] [fyrir e-u] nedsænkes, sænkes, synke ‖ be submerged, be sunk, sink

Forms: dreckia (14); drekt (6); drektr (5); dreckt (4); drektu (3); drekti (3); dreckir (2); drect (2); drecki (2); dreckti (2); drecktr (2); drectir (1); drekþo (1); drektti (1); drecþa (1); drekþv (1); drektir (1); drekia (1); drekkja (1); drecke (1); drecte (1); dreckiaz (1); drekker (1); drekkir (1); drecti (1); drekkia (1); drektí (1); dregth (1); drecker (1); drektter (1); drecktv (1); drekðu (1); drectvz (1); drecðe (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Rím ¹drekkja; LP ²drekkja; AH; deVr ²drekkja; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Genre. (expected): religious works: 36 (18); historical works: 9 (12); romances: 6 (7); learned works: 5 (2); family sagas: 4 (8); contemporary sagas: 4 (5); legendary sagas: 2 (3); legal works: 1 (6); þættir: 1 (1);