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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eira vb. [-rð-]

(cf. ³ǽra vb.)

A.

1) [e-m/sér/e-u] skåne, spare (ngns liv) ‖ spare, spare (sby’s life)
2) [e-m] bekomme (ngn) (ilde, etc.), (ikke, etc.) hue (ngn) ‖ agree (badly, etc.) (with sby), (not (at all), etc.) suit (sby)
 ● ‖ impers.: eirir [e-m] det bekommer (ngn) (ilde, etc.), det huer (ikke, etc.) (ngn) ‖ it agrees (badly, etc.) (with sby), it suits (sby) (not (at all), etc.)

undan: eira undan

[e-u / við e-n] [í e-u] tolerere, være overbærende, bøje af ‖ tolerate, indulge, be indulgent, give way

undir: eira undir

[e-u] tolerere ‖ tolerate

Forms: eira (14); eirði (13); eirir (9); eirer (6); eirdi (4); eyrde (3); eirde (3); eyrdi (2); Eir (2); æirir (2); eirt (2); eíra (2); eyrir (1); eyrði (1); æire (1); æirer (1); eyrer (1); eijra (1); æ̨íra (1); ęiri (1); eírt (1); eiri (1); eirðu (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; Fr; LP; AJ; deVr (eir f.); Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Halvorsen 1958 [KLNM 3] 535

Genre. (expected): romances: 18 (7); family sagas: 13 (9); contemporary sagas: 11 (5); historical works: 10 (13); religious works: 10 (19); legendary sagas: 6 (3); þættir: 3 (2); learned works: 2 (2);