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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gangr sb. m.

I.

1) walking, manner of walking, ability to walk
2) (of a special horse-gait)
3) motion/movement, progress, advance, prevailing tendency
 ● vera á gangi
4) path, route
5) (celestial) course
 ● gangr himintungla
6) freedom of movement, freedom to leave/escape, release (from sth.)
 ● frjáls gangr
7) [af/með e-m] dealings, acquaintanceship
8) aggression
9) latrine
10) urine
11) time

calked on Danish source

II. (cogn.)

III. (propr. pers.)

Forms: gang (42); gangr (18); gangi (7); gangs (3); gangh (3); gáng (3); gangur (2); gangsins (1); ganng (1); gaang (1); gange (1); Gangr (1);

Compounds: af- (12), aftr- (1), á- (56), al·manna·skriftar- (1), ána- (1), ára- (1), ára- (1), ár- (41), at- (42), aura- (1), aur- (2), ber·serkja- (1), ber·serks- (19), blóð- (2), brautar- (1), braut- (1), brim- (1), bú·fjár- (6), bús·af- (1), bylgju- (1), bylgna- (1), dags·um- (1), djǫfuls·á- (1), dyr- (1), eftir- (2), einka·skriftar- (1), eld- (3), elds- (31), elds·of- (1), elds·ofr- (2), fasta- (1), fiska- (1), fisk- (1), fiski- (1), fjár- (4), flagða- (1), for- (8), fóta- (3), frá- (1), fram- (51), fǫstu- (21), fǫstu·í- (15), fǫstu·inn- (24), gamans- (1), gaura- (1), get- (1), greyja·á- (1), greyja·at- (1), hamar- (1), hamra- (1), handa- (2), heiðingja·yfir- (1), heimil- (1), hesta- (1), hest- (1), heyja·af- (1), himin·tungla- (16), hjóla- (1), hjóna·sam- (2), hóf- (1), hófs- (3), hófs·of- (1), horn- (1), horns- (3), horns·of- (1), hús- (12), í- (2), inn- (10), ísa- (1), ís·hǫggva- (1), járna- (4), járn- (1), jǫkla- (1), klaufa- (1), klóa- (1), land- (3), langa·fǫstu·í- (1), lúðra- (33), manna- (1), manna·sam- (2), matar·af- (1), með- (1), mein·vǽtta- (1), mót- (71), móti- (1), músa- (2), niðr- (13), of- (12), ofr- (11), ó·friðar·á- (1), ó·friðar- (2), ó- (3), ó·vǽtta- (2), pípna- (1), rím·versa- (1), sam- (35), sauða- (1), silfr- (2), skipa- (7), skógar- (1), skóg- (7), skratta·at- (2), skrifta- (34), skriftar- (5), skrift- (1), skylda·af- (2), sólar- (23), sól- (2), sorgar- (2), stjǫrnu- (14), sǽ- (1), sǽvar- (23), tanna- (2), til- (31), trolla- (8), um- (11), upp- (33), út- (5), úti- (1), vall- (4), vápna- (14), vatna- (16), vatn- (1), vatns·of- (1), vélendis- (1), veraldar·fram- (1), verð- (8), við- (1), viðr- (4), vígs- (1), yfir- (39), þarfa- (3), ǽtt- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP ¹gangr, ²Gangr; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (ganga); Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 190; Falk 1911 [MM 1910] 14-15, 16-17; Finnur Jónsson 1934-1935 [APS 9] 299; Grieg 1961 [KLNM 6] 445; Grøtvedt 1939 107; Kiil 1956 [ANF 71] 104; Kværness 1995 48; Seip 1955 29; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 246

Genre. (expected): religious works: 19 (22); romances: 18 (8); family sagas: 13 (10); historical works: 10 (14); learned works: 7 (3); legal works: 7 (8); contemporary sagas: 4 (6); þættir: 3 (2); legendary sagas: 2 (3);

Christopher Sanders — Oktober 2011