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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

fantr sb. m. [-s, dat. -; -ar]

I.

1) tjener, budbringer, ?kurer ‖ servant, messenger, ?courier

cf. Seip 1957 27-41

2) gøgler, klovn, troubadour ‖ clown, fool, wandering player
3) landstryger, vagabond ‖ vagabond
4) skurk, bandit, bølle ‖ villain, knave, ruffian
 ● fól eða fantr
5) uhyre ‖ monster

II. (cogn.)

Forms: fantur (8); fantr (6); fant (5); fantar (3); fanntur (2); fanta (2); fỏntum (2); fantren (2); fontum (1); fanntar (1); fantrin (1); fǫntvm (1); Fantar (1); fanzens (1); fanter (1); fantter (1); fauntvm (1); fantvr (1);

Compounds: soð- (3)

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Bin; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Berulfsen 1957 [KLNM 2] 233; Housken 1954 [ANF 69] 41; Hægstad 1915 77; Hægstad 1916 177; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 45; Jakobsen 1964 95; Kalinke 2009 [ScriptIsl 59] 14; Munch 1859 265-266; Seip 1957 [MM 1957] 27-41; Seip 1959 [KLNM 4] 163; Seip 1959 [KLNM 4] 164; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 16

Genre. (expected): romances: 24 (4); charters: 8 (3); religious works: 4 (11); legal works: 2 (4); learned works: 2 (1);

Christopher Sanders — Oktober 2010