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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

efni·ligr adj. [compar. -ri, superl. -astr/-(a)st-]

[at e-u] (om unge mennesker) lovende, (om forehavende, etc.) håbefuld, løfterig ‖ (of young people) promising, (of an undertaking, etc.) hopeful, auspicious

cf. simplex -ligr (0)

Forms: efniligr (5); efniligsti (5); efniligir (4); efniligasti (3); efnniliger (2); efnilig (2); efniliguztu (2); efniligstu (2); efniligastr (2); efniligt (2); æfniligir (1); efniligaza (1); efnnilíger (1); efnnilígste (1); efniligaztr (1); efniligar (1); efnilict (1); efniligzste (1); efnigr (1); efnniligri (1); efniligste (1); efniligsto (1); efníligir (1);

Compounds: bráð- (1), ó- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Rím; NO; Bl

Literature: Berglund 1988 passim; Kunz 1994 [StudIsl 51] 232

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 21 (5); historical works: 15 (7); þættir: 3 (1); contemporary sagas: 3 (3);