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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gátt sb. f.

(item pl. gáttir(?)) doorway
 ●hurð hnigin á gátt

‘the door is closed’ (i.e. tight against the doorframe)

 ● hurð sprettr upp á gátt

i.e. ‘the door bursts/swings open in the doorway’

 ●innan gátta
 ●útan gátta

Forms: gatta (13); gatt (4); gátt (2); gätta (2); gátta (2); gꜳtta (2); gáttar (1); gattä (1); gáttini (1); gattum (1); ga̋tta (1); gꜳ̋tta (1);

Compounds: men- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; FrErr3; Rím; LP -ò-; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Literature: Falk 1911 [MM 1910] 11; Falk 1929 225-226; Finnur Jónsson 1932 [ANF 48] 305; Gjærder 1958 [KLNM 3] 460; Reichardt 1930 [ANF 46] 239; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 235 ff.

Genre. (expected): charters: 13 (2); religious works: 4 (8); learned works: 3 (1); historical works: 3 (5); family sagas: 3 (4); romances: 2 (3); contemporary sagas: 2 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (1);

Christopher Sanders — Juni 2012