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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

drengi·liga adv. [compar. -ar, superl. -ast]

(cf. drengila adv., drengliga adv.)

1) på en måde der sømmer sig for en ‘drengr’, ærefuldt, redeligt, ordentligt, loyalt, modigt, tappert ‖ in a manner befitting a ‘drengr’, honourably, nobly, fairly, loyally, courageously, bravely
2) (i kristen sammenhæng ‖ in a Christian context)
3) mandigt, stoisk ‖ like a man, stoically

cf. simplex -liga (0)

Forms: drengiliga (34); dreingiliga (12); drengilega (5); dreingiligha (3); dreinngiliga (2); dreingiligast (2); dreingiligazt (2); dreíngilíga (1); drengiligar (1); dræingilíga (1); dreingílíga (1); dreingeliga (1); dreingelegast (1); drengelega (1); drengiligast (1); drengiligazt (1); dreíngiligazt (1); ðreingiliga (1);

Compounds: full- (4), ó- (15)

Gloss.: EJ (drengiligr); ClV item (all-) alldrengiliga; Fr item alldrengiliga; Suppl4; AH; Fr4; NO item alldrengiliga

Literature: Sørensen 1980 94; Sørensen 1993 204

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 21 (8); legendary sagas: 14 (3); historical works: 11 (12); romances: 9 (7); contemporary sagas: 8 (5); religious works: 5 (19); þættir: 3 (2);