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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1egg sb. f. [-jar, dat. -ju/-(var. ÓH, 143.11: AM 75 c fol “75 c”, etc.)/-i(LandslBorg, 108a.14, cf. Seip 1955 243-244); -jar/-jur(Gibb, 16¹³n.)]

1) æg, ægkant, skærende kant (på økse, sværd, etc.) ‖ (cutting) edge (of an axe, sword, etc.)
 ● drepa í egg [e-u] tage biddet af, sløve, neddæmpe ‖ take the bite out of, blunt, tone down
2) (item pl. eggjar) (pars pro toto) våben ‖ (item pl.) (pars pro toto) weapon
 ● eldr ok/... egg/eggjar
 ● oddr ok/... egg/eggjar
3) kant (på flad sten), højkant ‖ edge (of a flat stone)
4) klipperyg, fjeldkam ‖ cliff-top, mountain ridge

Forms: egg (12); eggiar (9); eggiu (8); æggium (5); eggiv (5); eggina (4); eɢio (4); æggiu (3); egginni (3); eggio (3); Eggiar (2); eggju (2); eggjum (2); (2); eɢiv (2); æggiar (1); æg (1); Eggiv (1); æggena (1); eggiunum (1); æɢiu (1); Eggio (1); egh (1); ꝍggi (1); eggiom (1); eggin (1); eɢiar (1); eggi (1); æggiaʀ (1); Eɢio (1); Eggium (1); Æghium (1); eggiar (1); eɢɢiar (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; Fr; Hertzb; Bin Eggiar-; Rím; LP; AH ¹egg, ²Egg; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 204; Erdmann 1890 106; Falk 1914 17, 84, 116; Marstrander 1915 123; Seip 1955 244; Seip FEST 1954 148

Genre. (expected): legal works: 19 (8); historical works: 14 (15); religious works: 13 (22); romances: 12 (9); family sagas: 8 (10); charters: 7 (6); legendary sagas: 7 (4); contemporary sagas: 3 (6); learned works: 1 (3); unclassified: 1 (0);