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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eitr sb. n. [; dat. -um]

1) [e-s] gift ‖ poison
2) giftstof, edder (spyet af drage, etc.) ‖ venom (spit by a dragon, etc.)
3) giftigt kemikalie ‖ poisonous chemical
4) (om sur/bitter drik) eddike, galde ‖ (of a sour/bitter drink) vinegar, gall
5) materie, betændelse ‖ pus, infected matter
6) (fig.) gift ‖ (fig.) poison

Forms: eitri (20); eitr (17); eítr (7); etri (5); eitrinv (5); eitur (4); eitrit (4); æitri (3); éitri (1); æitr (1); etr (1); eittri (1); éitr (1); eijtre (1); eitrum (1); eÿtri (1); éitrit (1); eítri (1); eitre (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; LP; Med item etur; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Literature: Bergljót S. Kristjánsdóttir 2006 [Skírnir 180] 410; Falk 1914 3-4; Grøndal 1869 [ANOH 1869] 228-230; Halvorsen 1958 [KLNM 3] 540-541; Larsson 1889 [ANF 5] 142-149; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1928 90; Salvesen 1968 57; Seip 1943 [MM 1943] 123; Seip 1944 [ANF 58] 148-149; Seip 1955 106 f., 160 ff.; Seip 1955 73

Genre. (expected): religious works: 37 (20); romances: 20 (8); learned works: 9 (2); historical works: 4 (13); legendary sagas: 3 (3); legal works: 1 (7); þættir: 1 (2); family sagas: 1 (9);