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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

festr sb. f. [dat. & acc. -i; -ar]

(cf. festa sb. f.)

I.

1) reb, snor ‖ rope, cord
2) fortøjningstrosse, det at fortøje ‖ (mooring) line, the act of mooring
 ● slá festum
3) sikring, fastgørelsesmiddel (af hval) evt. skåret af spæk fra strandet hval ‖ fastening (of a whale) evt. made of blubber cut from a stranded whale

cf. Lúðvík Kristjánsson 1986 40

4) (om reb til nedfiring (fra klippe, borgmur, etc.) ‖ of a rope used for abseiling (from cliff, castle wall, etc.))

cf. Lúðvík Kristjánsson 1986 149-155

   ‖  (propr. comp.):
5) lænke (cf. járnfestr sb. f.) ‖ halter of iron
6) (om (sølv)kæde ‖ of a (silver) chain)

cf. Guðbrandur Jónsson 1919-1929 [SSÍ 5:6] 283

7) [við e-ja(f.)] (pl. festar) trolovelse, ret til at indgå fæstemål ‖ (pl. festar) betrothal, right to betroth
 ● eiga festar
 ● festar fara fram
 ● selja (fram) festar [e-rrar] [í hendr e-m]
 ● sitja í festum
 ● taka festar [af e-rri] [fyrir hǫnd e-rs]
8*) (for festa sb. f. def. 1)

II. (y. isl.)

Forms: festar (45); festum (34); festi (22); festarnar (8); festina (7); festom (7); festr (6); feste (5); festinni (4); festurin (2); festínní (2); festí (2); festvm (2); fæstar (2); festrin (2); festinne (1); festarinnar (1); fæstum (1); fæsti (1); festin (1); festur (1); fester (1); fæstr (1);

Compounds: alaðs- (5), bát- (4), báts- (1), bjarg- (4), fóta- (3), grjót- (1), guð·vefjar- (1), gull- (4), handa- (4), hand- (17), hlekkja- (2), járn- (17), ketil- (1), knúta- (1), land- (16), laun- (2), lǫg- (3), lǫg·þing- (1), naf- (1), nafn- (17), silfr- (11), skip- (1), skut- (4), tryggðar- (1), vin- (1), þing- (19)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Finsen pl.; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; AH; AJ item pl.; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (festa sb.); Bl festi

Literature: Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir 2010 230-239; Davíð Erlingsson 1971 36; Falk 1912 23, 28; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 258, 260; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1919-1929 [SSÍ 5:6] 283-284; Hesselman 1913 23, 25; Hovda 1960 [KLNM 5] 76; Hovda 1961 [KLNM 6] 95; Jansson 1940 [ANF 55] 158; Jón Jóhannesson [ÍF 11] 128 note 3; Lúðvík Kristjánsson 1986 40, 149-155; Magnús M. Lárusson 1959 [KLNM 4] 236; Marstrander 1915 27; Mezger 1944 [ANF 57] 111-112; Seip 1932 355; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1849 [ANOH 1849] 206; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1883 605; Ólafur Briem 1959 [KLNM 4] 220

Genre. (expected): legal works: 44 (15); family sagas: 38 (19); historical works: 26 (27); religious works: 15 (41); charters: 8 (12); romances: 8 (16); legendary sagas: 8 (7); þættir: 4 (3); contemporary sagas: 4 (11); unclassified: 2 (1); learned works: 1 (5);

Christopher Sanders — September 2010