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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gáta sb. f.

1) guess, assumption, suspicion
2) riddle (to be solved)
 ● bera upp gátu [fyrir e-n]
3) enigma, puzzle
4) (for gata sb. f.)

Forms: gátur (4); gátu (3); gatv (2); gátum (2); gatvna (2); gatu (2); gatur (2); gato (1); Gáíta (1); Gꜳ̈ta (1); gätu (1); gatvm (1); gata (1); gátv (1); gaturnar (1); gator (1); gätum (1); gatum (1);

Compounds: ráð- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; deVr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 187; Foote 2003 [ÍF 15:2] 178 note 1

Genre. (expected): religious works: 11 (7); legendary sagas: 8 (1); romances: 2 (3); family sagas: 2 (3); historical works: 2 (5); contemporary sagas: 2 (2); legal works: 1 (3);

Christopher Sanders — Juni 2012