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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

sb. n. [fjár/féar; -]

I.

1) (item pl.) ejendom, gods, løsøre, (akkumuleret) rigdom, kapital ‖ (item pl.) property, (movable and immovable) goods, (accumulated) wealth, capital

cf. Ruthström 2002 (disp.)

 ● afla fjár [sér]
 ● bera fé á jǫrð
 ● dautt fé
 ● fé ok/... fjǫr
 ● fé ok friði
 ● fé ok frelsi/frjálsi
 ● frítt/ófrítt fé
 ● fé ok fǫng
 ● fé ok fǿri
 ● hverr penningr fjár síns
 ● koma á fé [e-rs]
 ● liggjanda fé
2) (item pl.) penge, pengebeløb, betalingsmiddel, betaling ‖ (item pl.) money, amount, means of payment, payment

En klar skelnen mellem def. 1 og 2 ikke altid mulig

   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● brennt fé
 ● festa fé [fyrir ■]
 ●leggja/taka fé til hǫfuðs [e-m]
 ● til fjár
 ● vinnask fé [e-m]
3) (om bøder/kompensation ‖ of a fine/compensation)
4) (coll.& pl.) husdyr, småkvæg, får ‖ (coll.& pl.) livestock
 ● ganganda fé
5*) (for fengr?) ‖ (for fengr?)

II. (y. isl.)

III. (y. no.)

Forms: fe (273); (123); fiar (33); fie (24); fjár (22); fear (11); fee (9); féit (8); feit (5); fénu (4); feet (3); fíar (3); féar (3); fenu (3); (3); feð (3); fiꜳr (3); (3); feen (2); fiár (2); fiarins (2); féin (2); fiars (2); fiet (1); fenv (1); fjárins (1); fiám (1); fiæ (1); feng (1); fiȧrr (1); Fjár (1); fjám (1); feno (1); fiǫm (1); fiarens (1); fene (1); fet (1); féé (1); fears (1); (1); feid (1); fearins (1); fed (1); fiär (1);

Compounds: afar- (1), af·giftar- (1), afla- (2), af·náms- (4), af·réttar- (1), alls·herjar- (1), arf- (1), ber- (4), blót- (5), bónda- (13), bón·hús- (1), bóta- (1), bú- (111), býjar·manna- (1), bǿjar·manna- (9), bǿn·hús- (1), dánar- (9), dilk- (3), dóm- (3), erfða- (3), erfðar- (1), farar- (1), fá·tǿkra·manna- (2), ·lags- (3), festar- (7), festingar- (1), finna- (1), finn- (1), flagða- (1), fóðra- (1), frá- (1), fulgu·bú- (1), fulgu- (8), geit- (7), geld- (18), get- (1), geymslu- (1), gjafa- (5), grað- (5), guðs- (1), handa- (1), heið- (2), heilagra·manna- (1), heita- (4), heit- (5), heizlu- (1), helmings- (2), hrossa- (1), jarð- (2), kaupa- (1), kirkju- (26), kirkna- (3), konu- (1), konungs- (13), krist- (13), kross- (1), kvenna- (1), kvik- (64), kviku- (1), lamb- (2), lána- (1), lán- (6), láns- (2), lausa- (46), leiðangrs- (2), leigu- (10), leysa- (1), lín- (5), lǽknis- (7), lǫg- (3), lǫg·réttu- (3), mana- (1), met- (11), meyjar- (1), musteris- (1), mútu- (2), naut- (5), ofa- (7), ofr- (1), ofsa- (1), okr- (1), ó·maga- (3), ór·gangs- (1), páfa- (1), ráða- (1), rán- (6), ráns- (7), rétta- (1), ríðera- (2), saka- (3), sak- (1), sauð- (15), sekða- (6), sekðar- (27), sendi- (1), skatt- (1), skipa- (1), skógar·manns- (1), skot- (7), skrǫk·vátta- (1), skuld- (1), slátr- (8), sóknar- (1), staða- (1), staðar- (6), stela- (1), stór- (30), tafl- (3), tann- (9), til·lǫgu- (1), tíunda- (1), tíundar- (2), tǫlu- (5), ung- (2), úti- (2), út·legðar- (7), van·haga- (2), vár·bú- (1), vátta- (1), veð- (11), veðjanar- (1), veizlu- (1), verka- (1), virðingar- (5), vist- (1), vita- (25), þing·farar- (2), þriðjungar- (11), ǫfundar- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; ClVSuppl; Suppl2; Fr; Hertzb; HertzbTill; Suppl4 fee; Bin Fiár-; Rím; LP; Med fe; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl fje (cf. corr.)

Literature: Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir 2006 [Saga 44:1] 206; Blom 1963 [KLNM 8] 685; Finnur Jónsson 1910 [ANOH 1910] 306; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 81; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 259; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 261; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 18; Gjøstein 1934 [ANF 50] 97; Grøtvedt 1939 122; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 298; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 484; Hægstad 1899 33; Lindow 1976 138; Maurer 1907ÏÏ 108, 138, 149; Maurer 1908 (Kirch) 526; Maurer 1910 393-396; Ruthström 1983 147-151; Ruthström 2002 ; Seip 1955 28, 34, 74, 107, 116, 134; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1849 [ANOH 1849] 243-247; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1883 603-604; 631, 667, 674

Genre. (expected): legal works: 245 (53); family sagas: 117 (68); historical works: 57 (97); contemporary sagas: 48 (41); religious works: 38 (149); charters: 26 (43); romances: 12 (58); legendary sagas: 10 (24); þættir: 9 (12); unclassified: 3 (2); learned works: 2 (17);

Christopher Sanders — April 2010