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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eigandi sb. m. [-a; eigendr/eigandar(DN VI (1328) 148¹¹) (nom. sg. æighander DN VII (*13[27-1328]›DonVar 1ˣ) 142²²)]

(cf. eiga vb., -eigandi adj.)

[e-s / at e-u / til ■] ejer, ejermand, besidder, hersker ‖ owner, proprietor, ruler
 ● eigandi hugar síns ?person som er velforvaret, ?person med mod (og mandshjerte) ‖ ?a person of sound mind, ?a courageous soul

Forms: eigandi (24); eigande (20); eiganda (20); eigendr (7); æigande (3); eigaɴda (1); æigandar (1); æiganda (1); Eigandiɴ (1); æighande (1); eigandj (1); æighander (1); Eigandi (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; AH; Fr4; NO; BL

Literature: Hægstad 1915 181; Iversen 2001 [CollMed 14] 100; Magnús Stefánsson 2000 79, 205

Genre. (expected): legal works: 60 (8); charters: 5 (6); learned works: 4 (3); religious works: 4 (22); family sagas: 3 (10); historical works: 3 (14); contemporary sagas: 2 (6); romances: 1 (8);