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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

fegrð, “fegr”, “fegrdr”, “fegrudr” sb. f. [; dat. -um]

1) skønhed, pryd ‖ beauty, fairness
2) (gramm.) (lingvistisk/poetisk) elegance, æstetisk nydelse ‖ (gramm.) (linguistic/poetic) beauty, elegance
3) pragt, storhed, glans ‖ splendour, grandeur, glory
4) (åndelig) renhed, integritet ‖ (spiritual) purity, integrity
5*) (for frægð sb. f.?)

Forms: fegrð (21); fegrd (12); fegrþ (10); fegurd (10); fegrðar (7); fegrdar (4); fegvrð (3); fegrdr (2); fægurd (2); fægrder (1); fęgrð (1); fægrþ (1); fæghirðar (1); fegr (1); fægurdir (1); fægrð (1); fegr▹þ◃ (1); fegurð (1); fegrdarinnar (1); fegrdonom (1); fegurdar (1); fegurdin (1);

Compounds: and·lits- (2), engla- (1), fingra- (1), fóta- (1), heims- (1), hljóð- (1), hljóðs- (1), hǫrunds- (1), kvenna- (2), líkams- (3), marg·fǫldu- (1), náttúru- (2), ó- (1), píslar·vǽttis- (1), sǿmðar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2 -urð; Fr; LP; AH; deVr (fegra); Fr4; NO item fegurð; ÁBlM (fegra); Bl -urð

Literature: Hermann Pálsson 1984 [Gripla 6] 39; Salvesen 1968 55; Seip 1932 355; Seip 1955 157, 178

Genre. (expected): religious works: 54 (22); romances: 11 (9); historical works: 8 (14); learned works: 4 (3); family sagas: 3 (10); þættir: 3 (2); legal works: 1 (8);

Christopher Sanders — September 2010