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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eik sb. f. [eikr/eikar; eikr]

1) eg, egetræ (transl. lat. quercus, fr. chaisne) ‖ oak, oak tree
2) træ af særlig hård sort (eg? løvtræ?), (hårdt) tømmer (egetømmer?) ‖ hardwood tree (oak? deciduous tree?), hardwood timber (oak timber?)
3) (mindre specifikt) træ el. frugttræ ‖ (less specifically) tree or fruit-bearing tree

Forms: eik (31); eikrnar (8); eikina (8); æik (7); eikr (5); eikinni (4); eikurnar (3); Eik (3); eík (3); eikarinnar (2); eika (2); eikunum (2); eíkrnar (2); eyk (1); æikrnar (1); eíkvnum (1); eikrinnar (1); æikinni (1); æikr (1); eíkum (1); eikiɴɴi (1); eijkur (1); Eikani (1); eikiɴɴe (1); ęik (1); eikum (1); æikina (1); eikinne (1); eíkin (1); ęikina (1); eikur (1); eykina (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl; WPA

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 259; Bugge 1889 [ANF 5] 39; Ekwall 1929 218; Falk 1912 31, 87; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 78; Hallberg 1982 [ANF 97] 23-24; Kahle 1901 [ANF 17] 103; Simek 1982 93; Wood 1914 [JEGP 13] 499

Genre. (expected): romances: 39 (10); religious works: 14 (26); historical works: 14 (17); legendary sagas: 12 (4); family sagas: 8 (12); learned works: 7 (3); legal works: 2 (9); þættir: 1 (2); unclassified: 1 (0); charters: 1 (8);