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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1eng sb. f. [; -jar]

(cf. ²eng sb. n., engi sb. n.)

I.

1) eng, græsbevokset land/slette ‖ meadow, grassy field
 ● fǫgr eng
2) engareal (til husdyrs græsning og høproduktion), brugsret til eng ‖ outfield (productive for hay and grazing), outlying grassland or meadow, grazing rights
 ● akr/... ok/... eng

II. (y. isl.)

III. (y. no.)

IV. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: eng (29); engiar (14); engjar (7); engh (4); æng (4); ængiar (3); engjum (3); æingiar (2); eing (2); ængenne (2); engiom (2); ængh (2); engg (2); enng (2); æing (1); ænggiarnar (1); eingivnvm (1); Eingiar (1); ęng (1); eingiar (1); einghium (1); æíng (1); einng (1); einngiar (1); ænghenne (1); eíngiar (1); ænggena (1); ængena (1); æængh (1); einginni (1); engja (1); enginni (1); Engen (1); eingium (1);

Compounds: ár- (1), halfs·mánaðar- (3)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; Fr; Hertzb; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO

Literature: Bjorvand 1994 72-73, 120, 200, 201, 209, 227; Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 386; Grønvik 1989 [MM 1989] 16f.; Hesselman 1913 23; Hægstad 1902 21; Marwick 1952 1; Seip 1955 303, 394; Steensberg 1958 [KLNM 3] 624; Sturtevant 1946-1947 [SS 19] 80

Genre. (expected): legal works: 41 (9); charters: 19 (7); religious works: 13 (26); romances: 9 (10); family sagas: 5 (12); unclassified: 5 (0); contemporary sagas: 3 (7); historical works: 2 (17); þættir: 1 (2);

Christopher Sanders — April 2010