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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eggjun, eggjan sb. f.

1) [milli sín] æggen (til kamp), kampråb ‖ exhortation (to battle), battle cry
2) [um e-t] provokation ‖ goading
3) tilskyndelse, indtrængende/kraftig opfordring, pression ‖ incitement, strong urging, coercion

Forms: eggian (11); eɢian (8); eggjan (6); eggiun (2); eɢion (2); egian (1); eggion (1); eggiuninni (1);

Gloss.: EJ -an; ClV (eggjan); Fr -an; Hertzb -an ; Rím -an; AJ -an; Fr4 -an; NO -an; Bl

Literature: Viðar Pálsson 2008 [Gripla 19] 137

Genre. (expected): religious works: 10 (8); historical works: 9 (6); romances: 6 (3); family sagas: 4 (4); legendary sagas: 2 (1); contemporary sagas: 1 (2);