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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

festing sb. f. [-ar, dat. -u/-; -ar]

(cf. festning sb. f.)

1) [á e-u] fastgørelse, det at fastgøre ‖ fastening, act of fastening
2*) ?sikring, fastgørelsesmiddel skåret af spæk fra strandet hval (cf. Lúðvík Kristjánsson 1986 40) ‖ ?fastening made of blubber cut from a stranded whale
3) [e-s] (jur.) nedlæggelse af forbud, påbud (cf. lǫgfesta vb., lǫgfesting sb. f.) ‖ (jur.) ban, injunction
4) [e-s] [við e-ja fem. sg. acc. / með e-m] trolovelse, (jur. bindende) ægteskabsaftale ‖ betrothal, legal marriage settlement
 ● lǫglig festing [á ■]

cf. Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir 2010 242

5) [milli e-rra] (transl. lat. firmamentum) støtte, forstærkning ‖ support, strengthening
6) himmelhvælving, firmament (cf. festingarhiminn sb. m.) ‖ celestial firmament
7) forstoppelse ‖ constipation

Forms: festing (25); festingar (9); fæsting (6); festíng (6); fæstingh (3); festingh (2); fæstingum (1); festingum (1); festeng (1); festingo (1); festingu (1); festingv (1);

Compounds: handa- (1), hand- (2), hval- (1), jarðar·lǫg- (1), klefa- (1), kross- (9), laga- (1), laun- (5), lǫg- (4), sam- (5), stað- (6), upp- (4)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVSuppl; Fr; Hertzb; Med; AH; Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir 2010 242; Lúðvík Kristjánsson 1986 40; Magnús M. Lárusson 1959 [KLNM 4] 236; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1944 62

Genre. (expected): legal works: 32 (5); charters: 11 (4); religious works: 5 (15); learned works: 3 (2); contemporary sagas: 2 (4); romances: 2 (6); legendary sagas: 2 (2);

Christopher Sanders — December 2010