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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eiginn adj. [m. acc. eiginn; n. dat. eignu/eiginu, f. dat. eiginni/eigni, f. acc. eigna/eigina; pl. dat. eignum/eiginum]

(cf. eigin adj.)

1) egen, personlig, individuel, som tilhører (ngn) (personligt) ‖ own, personal, individual, belonging (to sby) (personally)
2) [e-rs] (ved slægtskab og anden persontilknytning, cf. eiga vb. A def. 6 & 8) (ngns) egen, (pleon.) ‖ (of family relationships and other personal connections) (one’s own), (pleon.)
 ● eigin kona/... ægtehustru, hustru, kone (cf. eiginhúsfreyja sb. f., eiginhúsfrú sb. f., eiginkona sb. f., eiginkvinna sb. f., eiginnarkona sb. f.) ‖ (lawful wedded) wife
 ● eiginn maðr/... ægtemand, mand (cf. eiginbóndi sb. m., eiginbúandi sb. m., eiginmaðr sb. m.) ‖ husband
3) ejendommelig, særegen, særlig ‖ peculiar, specific, characteristic

Forms: eigin (37); eiginnar (6); eiginni (6); eignum (6); eiginn (6); æigna (5); æigin (5); eigna (3); æignum (3); æighinnar (3); æighin (3); eghin (2); æiginnar (2); eghinnar (2); eiginar (2); eigit (2); eghen (1); eígín (1); eigins (1); eignv (1); æigins (1); eignom (1); eignu (1); æiginn (1); egith (1); eigenne (1); eignæ (1); eignvm (1); eíghínum (1); æigen (1); eingni (1); eginn (1); eigni (1); eghins (1); eighna (1); æghit (1); æighins (1); eighnom (1); eginnar (1); eigina (1); eiginv (1); eighnum (1); eigen (1); ein (1); æghin (1); ægin (1); æginn (1); æigin hustru (1); Eiginni (1); æignu (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb item eiginn bóndi, eigin huspreyja, eigin kona, eiginn maðr; HertzbTill eigin kona; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 315-316; Grøtvedt 1939 142; Hægstad 1915 67; Hægstad 1915 92; Katrín Axelsdóttir 2007 [ÍMAM 28] 19-48; Katrín Axelsdóttir 2014 495-572; Seip 1955 144, 240, 260, 262; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 183

Genre. (expected): religious works: 41 (34); legal works: 31 (12); unclassified: 13 (0); romances: 13 (13); charters: 12 (10); historical works: 9 (22); legendary sagas: 4 (5); contemporary sagas: 3 (9); family sagas: 1 (15);