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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eignar·maðr sb. m. [·manns; ·menn]

1) [e-s / af e-u / at e-u] ejer, ejermand ‖ owner
2) (om person med besiddelsesret i kraft af ‘umboð’ ‖ of a person who has holding-rights by virtue of an ‘umboð’)
3) mand som besidder midler, formuende mand ‖ man of means, wealthy man
4) ægtemand ‖ husband
5) [e-rs] (om undergiven) egen (mand) (cf. eiga vb. A def. 8) ‖ (of a subordinate) own (man)

cf. simplex maðr (1289)

Forms: eignarmadur (5); eignar madr (4); eignarmenn (3); eignarmaðr (2); eignarmadr (2); eignar monnum (2); eighnar madr (1); eignarmỏnnum (1); eighnar monnum (1); eignar manz (1); æighnarmadr (1); Eignarmaðr (1); eignar maɴ (1); eignarmonnum (1); eignarmann (1); æignar manns (1); æignarmadr (1); æignar mannanna (1);

Compounds: sam- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV (eign); ClVSuppl; Suppl2; Fr; Hertzb; Fr4; NO; Bl

Genre. (expected): charters: 17 (2); religious works: 6 (8); legal works: 4 (3); contemporary sagas: 1 (2); romances: 1 (3); unclassified: 1 (0);