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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dvergr sb. m. [-s; -ar]

I.

1) dværg ‖ dwarf
2) (om kort lodret støttepille i tagkonstruktion, cf. def. 1: SnE 15⁷, 113¹² & Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889, 122, 125, Pipping 1926, 6-8, Kristján Eldjárn 1971 [KLNM 16], 59 ‖ of a short upright supporting pillar in a roof)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: dvergr (10); dverga (10); duergr (7); dvergaɴa (3); dverg (3); dvergenom (3); duerg (3); dvergar (2); duergurinn (2); dvergsins (1); dveirg (1); duerginn (1); Dvergrenn (1); duerga (1); Dvergarnir (1); duergsins (1); dvergur (1); duergarnir (1); dvergom (1); deyrgr (1); duergur (1); duergs (1); dvergrinn (1); dveronom (1); dverginn (1); Duergar (1); Dvergar (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Bin; LP ¹˜²dvergr; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹˜²dvergur; Bl

Literature: Falk 1919 87; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1932-1934 287; Halvorsen 1958 [KLNM 3] 376-378; Kristján Eldjárn 1971 [KLNM 16] 59; Magerøy 1985 [Opusc 8] 112; Motz 1993 83-86; Nerman 1954 [ANF 69] 210-213; Pipping 1926 6-8; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1928 51-52; Ross 1994 56, 73-74, 165-169; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 122, 125

Genre. (expected): romances: 28 (6); learned works: 15 (2); legendary sagas: 10 (3); þættir: 4 (1); historical works: 3 (11); religious works: 1 (16);