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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

far sb. n. [-s; *-]

I.

1) sti, vej ‖ furrow, path, track
2) spor ‖ trail
3) situation, vilkår, adfærd, måde ‖ situation, conditions, manner, behaviour
 ● í fari [e-rs]
 ● at fornu fari
 ● gefa sér ekki far [at e-u]
4) skib, fartøj ‖ ship, vessel
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● fljótanda far
5) befordring, skibslejlighed ‖ transport, (sea) passage
 ● beiða fars [sér]
 ● fá far [e-m/sér]
 ● leiga far [e-m/sér]
 ● taka far/fari [á e-u] [af e-m / at e-m / með e-m] [e-m/sér]

II. (y. no.)

Forms: far (81); fari (58); fare (33); fars (11); for (5); farit (5); för (3); farsins (2); faret (2); (1); Far (1); fǫr (1); fꜹr (1); fỏr (1); forum (1); faur (1); farssins (1); fars ens (1); fár (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; Fr; Hertzb; Bin -far; Rím ¹¯³far; LP ¹˜²far; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Andersen 1961 [ANF 76] 256 ff.; Bjorvand 1994 97, 200, 212; Björn M. Ólsen 1885 [ANOH 1885] 357; Falk 1912 86; Hermann Pálsson 1961-1962 [ÍT 3] 70-71; Johannisson 1939 101; Ropeid 1975 [KLNM 19] 617; Simek 1982 97; von See 1964 95

Genre. (expected): legal works: 65 (20); family sagas: 43 (25); historical works: 34 (36); religious works: 19 (55); contemporary sagas: 19 (15); þættir: 12 (5); charters: 8 (16); romances: 5 (22); learned works: 2 (6); unclassified: 2 (1); legendary sagas: 1 (9);

Christopher Sanders — September 2010