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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eyrir sb. m. [eyris, dat. eyri; aurar]

I.

1) (vægtenhed) én ounce, 1/8 mark ‖ (unit of weight) one ounce, 1/8 of a ‘mark’

cf. Hertzb eyrir og Ruthström 1993 [ANF 108] 93-121

 ● eyrir gulls
2) (værdieenhed) en øre, værdi af en ounce ‖ (currency) one ounce, 1/8 of a ‘mark’
 ● brenndr eyrir
 ● eyrir silfrs
 ● silfrmetinn/... eyrir
 ● skattvarr/skattsvarr eyrir
 ● talðr eyrir (silfrs)
 ● útlǽgr eyrir
 ● veginn eyrir (silfrs)
3) (som betalingsmiddel, betalingsform ‖ as means of payment)
 ● forngildr eyrir
 ● eyrir vaðmáls/vaðmála
4) pengesum, betaling ‖ money, payment
 ● fullr eyrir
 ● fylgja aurum en eigi óðǫlum
 ● eyrir eyri í gegn
 ● taklauss eyrir

cf. Hertzb taklauss adj.

5) (item pl. aurar) (løs og fast) ejendom, gods, formue ‖ (item pl. aurar) movable property, goods, chattels, capital, fortune (synon. ‘fé’)
 ● dauðr eyrir
 ● lauss eyrir
 ● land ok/... lauss eyrir
 ● aurar ok óðal/óðul
 ● (ó)virðr eyrir

II. (y. no.)

Forms: aura (240); aurum (155); ꝍyri (83); eyri (68); aurar (54); avra (20); eyrir (19); aurom (13); eyre (12); ꝍyris (10); eyrer (9); ꝍyrir (8); eyris (6); aurumm (4); ꜹrom (4); œyri (4); Eyri (4); Eyrir (3); ꜹra (3); ꜹrum (3); æyri (3); æyrir (2); æyre (2); ꜷra (2); avrom (2); avrvm (2); eyres (1); eyrí (1); æyrvm (1); avrar (1); eÿri (1); øurum (1); auara (1); ꜵrom (1); ꜹrar (1); œrri (1); evrir (1); eẏre (1); aurvm (1); ꜹrvm (1); eýre (1); auręn (1); æœyri (1); eyririɴ (1); auranner (1); ꝍyrir (1); øyre (1); auræ (1);

Compounds: á·lits- (1), á·ljóts- (1), bjarg- (1), bú·fjár- (1), bú·manna- (1), eyzlu- (1), farar- (8), fjár- (1), for·lags- (19), for·lǫgu- (1), fugl·verð- (1), gran·bragðs- (2), haust·lags- (2), inn·stóða- (1), inn·stǿðu- (11), jarðar- (9), jarð- (3), kaup- (37), kaup·manna- (4), kos- (1), laga- (2), land- (21), land·skyldar- (2), lausa- (7), leysings- (2), lík·sǫngs- (4), lǫg- (18), mat- (1), ó·maga- (22), saka- (2), sakar- (20), sak- (33), silfr- (2), skatt·varar- (1), skeytings- (2), skil- (3), skrap- (1), sǫlu·váðar- (1), tí- (1), til·lǫgu- (1), tolf·aurum- (2), tǫlu- (1), upp·sáts- (1), út·legðar- (1), verð- (29), vísa- (8), vís- (24), vǫru- (1), vǫrzlu- (1), þinga·veðis- (1), þing- (1), þing·lags- (2), ǫfundar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; ClVErr; Finsen; Fr; HertzbTill; Fischer; Rím; LP; Med; AH øy-; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Askeberg 1944 20; Bell 1972 66; Bugge 1905 306; Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 389, 396; Ehrhardt 1978 [Skandinavistik 8] 27-40; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 66, 80; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 17; Gjøstein 1934 [ANF 50] 90; Gunnar Karlsson 1993 [Ný Saga 6] 52; Helgi Sk. Kjartansson 1989 [THÍ 4] 63-71; Hertzberg 1889 [ANF 5] 362-364; Hægstad 1902 11; Hægstad 1916 122; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 43; Jakob Benediktsson 1959 [KLNM 4] 392; Jakob Benediktsson 1976 [KLNM 20] 718; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 172-173; Maurer 1907Ï 342; Maurer 1908 (Verw) 153; Páll Vídalín 1854 144 ff.; Ruthström 1966 [KLNM 11] 157; Ruthström 1993 [ANF 108] 93-121; Ruthström 2002 passim; Seip 1955 262f.; Skaare 1976 [KLNM 20] 717 f.; Sturtevant 1942-1943 [SS 17] 159-161; Taranger 1913 159; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1908-1909 55-63

Genre. (expected): legal works: 644 (71); charters: 31 (58); family sagas: 24 (91); historical works: 21 (130); religious works: 15 (200); contemporary sagas: 14 (55); þættir: 3 (16); unclassified: 3 (3); learned works: 1 (23); romances: 1 (78);

Christopher Sanders — April 2010