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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

fjǫturr, fjaturr sb. m. [-s, dat. fjǫtri; fjǫtrar]

1) (fod)lænke, håndjern, (hals)bøjle ‖ shackle, fetter, chain(s), irons (attached to the feet, but also to the hands and neck)
 ● setja/... í fjǫtur [e-n]
 ● setja fjǫtur á fǿtr [e-m]
2*) ?tøjr (til husdyr) ‖ ?tether (for a domestic animal)
3) (om fangenskab ‖ of captivity)
4) hindring, fastholden ‖ hindrance, holding back

Forms: fiotur (12); fiotri (5); fjǫtur (4); fiotvriɴ (3); fiotre (3); fiotvr (3); fiotra (3); fiotvʀiɴ (2); fioturinn (2); fiotrinvm (2); fiotvrr (2); fjǫtrana (2); fiỏtrínum (1); fjotursins (1); fiỏtrum (1); fioturin (1); fiatrum (1); fiotrvm (1); fiötur (1); fjötr (1); fiotvrinn (1); fiotrar (1); fjǫtrum (1); fiotrinum (1); fiottra (1); fjǫtra (1); fiỏtrarnir (1); fiatri (1); fiotrom (1); Fiotvʀiɴ (1); Fiotoʀ (1); fiỏtur (1); fiatruna (1); fiǫ́tre (1); fjǫtr (1); fiotoʀ (1); fiotrum (1); fjǫturinn (1);

Compounds: her- (5), járn- (1), myrkva- (1), synða- (4)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (fjötur); Bl ¹fjötur

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 195; Hægstad 1899 51, 61; Kock 1895 [PBB 20] 137; Marstrander 1915 125

Genre. (expected): historical works: 18 (12); learned works: 17 (2); religious works: 10 (18); contemporary sagas: 6 (5); legendary sagas: 5 (3); family sagas: 5 (8); þættir: 3 (1); legal works: 3 (7); romances: 2 (7);

Christopher Sanders — September 2010