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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

geigr sb. m.

I.

1) harm, hurt
 ● gera geig [e-m/sér/e-u]
 ● vinna geig [e-m]
2) mishap, misfortune

II. (cogn.)

Forms: geig (24); geigr (7); geigs (5); geigur (2); geígr (2); geíg (1); gęig (1); gæigr (1); géig (1);

Compounds: of- (2), ǽtt- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Bin; Rím acc. geigr; LP; AH; deVr (geiga); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (geiga); Bl

Literature: Flom 1920 [JEGP 19] 364; Sverdrup 1911 [ANF 27] 19

Genre. (expected): historical works: 12 (7); family sagas: 10 (5); religious works: 9 (11); charters: 5 (3); romances: 3 (4); þættir: 2 (1); legal works: 2 (4); contemporary sagas: 1 (3);

Christopher Sanders — Juni 2012