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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1eiga sb. f. [-u (nom. for obl. DN III (1347) 206¹³, etc., cf. Seip 1955 304); -ur]

1) [e-s] eje, ejendomsret, ejerskab, besiddelse ‖ act of owning, property rights, ownership, possession (of sth.)
 ● kasta eigu [sinni] [á e-t] bemægtige sig, beslaglægge, overtage ‖ seize (as one’s own), confiscate, take over
 ● leggja eigu [sína] [á e-t] tage i besiddelse, underlægge sig, beslaglægge, overtage ‖ take possession (of), seize control (of), confiscate, take over
2)
 ● eiga í eigu have (del) i ejerskab/ejendomsret ‖ have (a share) in ownership/property rights
3) ejendom, formue, forsyninger, ejendele ‖ property, possessions, means, fortune, supplies, belongings
4) (spec.) fast ejendom, jordbesiddelse, jordejendom, jord ‖ (spec.) immovable property, landed property, land, lands

Forms: eigu (24); eiga (11); eigur (10); eigo (5); eigor (4); eighu (3); eigv (3); æigu (3); eigvr (2); eígvnní (2); éigo (2); eighur (2); eígo (1); eygu (1); æighu (1); eígu (1); eigǫr (1); æ̨ígvr (1); æyghv (1); eigoɴni (1); æigv (1); æigur (1); æ̨ígv (1); éiga (1); ego (1); æigha (1); ÷÷÷eigu (1); æiga (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (eiga vb.); Bl

Literature: Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 390, 400; Helgi Sk. Kjartansson pers. 2004 (konsulent april 2004) //; Ruthström 2002 82; Seip 1955 144, 252, 256, 262, 304

Genre. (expected): historical works: 22 (15); religious works: 20 (23); family sagas: 15 (10); charters: 8 (7); legal works: 7 (8); þættir: 4 (2); legendary sagas: 4 (4); romances: 4 (9); contemporary sagas: 2 (6); unclassified: 1 (0);