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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eið(s)·stafr sb. m. [-s, dat. -/-i]

edsformular, eds ordlyd, ed (cf. Jón Þorkelsson 1893 [DI 2], 43-47) ‖ formulation/wording of an oath, oath
 ● leggja í/undir eið(s)staf [■] udtrykke i ed(s ordlyd), bekræfte med ed ‖ express in (the wording of an) oath, confirm by oath
 ● skilja fyrir eið(s)stafi foresige/formulere ed ‖ prescribe/formulate an oath
 ● skilja undir eið(s)staf [e-t] udtrykke i ed(s ordlyd), lægge ind i ed ‖ express in (the wording of an) oath, include in an oath

cf. simplex stafr (132)

Forms: æiðstaf (13); eiðstaf (11); eidstaf (9); æidstaf (7); eiðstafr (4); æiðstafr (3); eidstafinn (2); æidzstaf (2); eydstaf (2); eiðstafenn (1); eíðstafínn (1); eiþstaf (1); æidstafue (1); eid stafnum (1); edzstaf (1); eíðstafinn (1); æið staf (1); æidstaue (1); eidstafr (1); Eiðstafr (1); eidzstafue (1); eiðstafenum (1); eid-staf (1); eiðstafnum (1); eiðstafinn (1); eidstafs (1);

Gloss.: EJ eið-; ClV eið-; Fr eið-; Hertzb eið-; AJ eið-; Fr4 eið-; NO eið-; Bl

Literature: Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 58; Hamre 1958 [KLNM 3] 509-517; Jón Þorkelsson 1893 [DI 2] 43-47; Seip 1930 213; Seip 1934 (Talemål) 214-215; Seip 1955 281

Genre. (expected): legal works: 38 (7); charters: 11 (5); historical works: 9 (12); contemporary sagas: 4 (5); unclassified: 3 (0); family sagas: 2 (8); religious works: 2 (18); romances: 1 (7);