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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

feðgin, “fædin-” sb. n.

(cf. feðgini sb. n.)

1) forælder, (oftest pl.) forældre, far og mor ‖ (usu. pl.) parent, (oftest pl.) parents, father and mother
 ● vár fyrstu feðgin

evt. def. 2

2) (pl.) “urforældre”, forfædre ‖ (pl.) ancestors, forefathers
3*) (pl.) ?forældre (cf. def. 1), ?forfædre/bedsteforældre (cf. def. 2) ‖ (pl.) ?parents (cf. def. 1), ?forefathers/grandparents (cf. def. 2)
4) far og datter ‖ father and daughter

Forms: feðgina (6); fedgina (4); feðgin (4); fedgin (4); Fedgin (3); fedginum (3); feðginum (3); fæðgina (2); fegdgina (1); fæ̨dgina (1); fedginn (1); fedginna (1); fæðgin (1); fædgina (1); feðginvm (1); fædina (1); feðginit (1); fedgenn (1);

Compounds: for- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV; Suppl2 pl.; Fr; FrErr3; Hertzb; Rím pl.; LP pl.; AJ pl.; deVr; Fr4 item: fegin; NO; ÁBlM (feðgar) pl.; Bl pl.

Literature: Hesselman 1913 47; Seip 1955 167, 174, 190; Western 1929 [MM 1929] 47

Genre. (expected): religious works: 28 (10); legal works: 7 (4); charters: 2 (3); family sagas: 1 (5); þættir: 1 (1);

Helle Degnbol — Oktober 2010