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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

einkum adv.

(cf. einka adv., einkar adv.)

1) specifikt, specielt, især, frem for alt, først og fremmest ‖ specifically, especially, in particular, chiefly
2) (intens.) særlig/særdeles, ualmindelig ‖ especially/most/very, exceptionally
   ‖  særlig (god, etc.), aller(bedst, etc.) ‖ particularly (good, etc.), the very (best, etc.) (ved superl.):

Forms: einkum (17); einkom (11); æincum (4); éinkom (4); eínkum (2); eincom (2); æinkvm (2); æ̨ínkom (1); eincum (1); éincom (1); enkvm (1); eíncom (1); einkvm (1); æinkum (1); einkumm (1); eínkom (1); eínkvm (1); æínkvm (1);

Gloss.: EJ (eink); ClV; Fr; LP eink sb.; Med; AH; AJ; NO; ÁBlM (einka-); Bl

Literature: Hansen 1983 [ANF 98] 11, 24-25

Genre. (expected): religious works: 19 (14); historical works: 14 (9); contemporary sagas: 6 (4); unclassified: 4 (0); romances: 4 (5); legal works: 2 (5); þættir: 2 (1); family sagas: 2 (6);