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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ers, ess | “øss” sb. n. [; -]

(ride)hest, ganger ‖ (riding) horse, steed

optræder oftest i riddersagaer, etc. ⫽ occurs most often in riddarasǫgur, etc

Forms: ess (9); essi (4); ers (3); erssum (2); essin (2); esse (2); essum (2); essit (2); essinu (2); erss (1); ersi (1); œss (1); Ess (1); ersenu (1);

Gloss.: ClV ess; ClVSuppl ess; Fr item ess; Fischer; Rím ess; AJ item ess; deVr; NO item ess

Literature: Belfrage 1969 [KLNM 14] 185; Hallberg 1982 [ANF 97] 29; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 278; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 16

Genre. (expected): romances: 20 (3); legendary sagas: 8 (1); historical works: 3 (6); religious works: 2 (8);

Christopher Sanders — April 2010