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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

fjándi, “fiend-”, “find-” sb. m. [-a; fjándr/fjándar/fjándir]

1) fjende, modstander
 ● frǽndi ... fjándi
2) djævel, uhyre, dæmon
 ● hvat fjándi/fjánda

def. 2/5?

 ● fjándi ... maðr/...
3) (om ond ånd)
4) (om afgud, hedensk gud)
5) (om djævelen, fanden, Satan)
 ● inn forni fjándi
 ● hafna fjándanum
 ● fjándinn sjalfr
6) (derog.) utyske, led person, forhadt/forhekset dyr/genstand, (i tiltale/omtale) “din/den Satan”

Forms: fiandr (21); fiandans (15); fiandi (15); fianda (14); fiandinn (12); fiande (10); fjándr (9); fiandanum (7); fjándi (7); fiandin (6); fiandann (6); fiandanom (5); fiandrnir (5); fjandinn (4); fjanda (4); fianndi (4); fiandaɴ (3); fiánda (3); fiandanvm (3); fjánda (3); fiándr (3); fiandur (3); Fiandi (3); fiáɴdiɴ (2); fiandrna (2); Fiandinn (2); fianndr (2); fjandans (2); fiándaɴs (2); fiandan (2); fianndinn (2); fjándinn (2); fianndur (2); fjándann (2); fiándiɴ (2); fiandum (2); fiandom (1); fiandenn (1); fiandiɴ (1); fióndom (1); fiannda (1); fionndumm (1); fianðrnir (1); fianðann (1); fiandar (1); fianden (1); fjǫndum (1); fjándum (1); fiánde (1); fiándin (1); fjándar (1); fiandurner (1); fiande (1); fiandjn (1); fíanndann (1); fjandanum (1); fiándeɴ (1); fjandi (1); fiender (1); Fiandann (1); fíandans (1); fianðenn (1); finda (1); fiandỏnum (1); fjándans (1); fiandæns (1); fiándi (1);

Compounds: hǫfuð- (2), mann- (8), meðal- (1), mǫr- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl1 -a-; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Rím -a-; LP -a-; Med -a-, item findi; AH; deVr -a-; Fr4 -a-, item findi; NO item: fíandi = fjándi; side: fjandi; ÁBlM; BL (cf. corr.)

Literature: Abram 2015 [Speculum 90] 128; Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 267-269; Battista 2006 114, 117, 118, 119, 120; Bø 1958 [KLNM 3] 130; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 83; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 136; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 45; Lindblad 1952 37; Ljungberg 1938 293; Lundahl 1940 [ANF 55] 94-96; Marstrander 1915 123; Roos 1958 [KLNM 3] 125; Ármann Jakobsson 2010 [Skírnir 184] 192; Ármann Jakobsson 2011 [JEGP 110] 285-286

Genre. (expected): religious works: 92 (59); romances: 34 (23); historical works: 31 (38); family sagas: 16 (27); contemporary sagas: 16 (16); legendary sagas: 13 (9); legal works: 10 (21); þættir: 8 (5); charters: 1 (17); learned works: 1 (7);

Simonetta Battista — August 2010