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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

fen sb. n. [-s; -]

1) mose, sump, sumpet område ‖ fen, bog, quagmire

undertiden en del af ⫽ sometimes a designated part of a mýrr sb. f., fx. HuldaII 162²¹, Orkn 311²⁴, DI VII (*1493›apogr Jarð1ˣ) 170¹⁸

2) (moralsk) morads, søle ‖ (moral) morass, slough

Forms: fen (31); fenit (6); feni (4); fenín (2); fænn (2); fenn (2); feninu (2); fenja (1); fens (1); fæn (1); fén (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bjorvand 1994 7, 31, 211; Bø 1967 [KLNM 12] 87; Grønvik 1989 [MM 1989] 15f.; Olsen 1936 [ANF 52] 243; Páll Vídalín 1854 161f.; Ólafur Briem 1959 [KLNM 4] 221

Genre. (expected): historical works: 15 (9); family sagas: 14 (6); religious works: 9 (14); legal works: 8 (5); legendary sagas: 3 (2); charters: 2 (4); romances: 1 (5); contemporary sagas: 1 (4);

Christopher Sanders — Januar 2011