Københavns Universitet

ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1geit sb. f.

I.

1) goat
2) (of the goat Heiðrún in Valhǫll)
3) (metaphorically as an illustration of cowardice)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: geitr (18); geit (14); geitum (5); geít (3); geita (2); gæitr (2); Geitr (2); gæit (2); Geytum (1); gæitum (1); kæit (1); geẏtur (1); geittur (1); geitur (1); geitar (1); geitt (1); Geít (1); geitir (1); geyt (1);

Compounds: skógar- (4), stein- (7)

Gloss.: EJ afd. 1; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin; Rím; LP; Med; deVr; Fr4 item: geitar, geitr pl.; NO; ÁBlM ¹geit; BL

Literature: Bernström 1960 [KLNM 5] 289 ff.; Finlay 2001 [Alvíssm 10] 28; Finlay 2001 [Alvíssm 10] 37; Lundeby 1947 [ANF 62] 79; Mawer 1932-1933 [APS 7] 15; Reinton 1960 [KLNM 5] 241 f.; Seip 1955 29, 144; Skårup 1991 [Opusc 9] 95

Genre. (expected): legal works: 19 (6); historical works: 8 (10); romances: 8 (6); religious works: 7 (16); charters: 5 (5); legendary sagas: 5 (2); learned works: 4 (2); family sagas: 3 (7);

Christopher Sanders — November 2012