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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ein·seta sb. f. [-u]

1) det at være alene, ensomhed, isolation ‖ solitude, seclusion, isolation
2) tilværelse som eremit, liv som eremit ‖ hermit’s life, living as a hermit
3) klosterliv ‖ monastery life
4) eremitbolig ‖ hermitage

cf. simplex seta (75)

Forms: einsetu (12); einseto (4); einsetv (4); einsetunni (2); eínseto (2); einsethv (2); einseta (2); æinsetó (1); ein-▹set◃vna (1); éinseto (1); æinsetu (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVSuppl; Suppl2; Fr; AH; NO; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 22 (8); contemporary sagas: 4 (2); romances: 3 (3); þættir: 2 (1); historical works: 1 (6);