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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gerði sb. n.

I.

1) (fenced-off) field/area (often cultivated)
2) boundary fence/wall

II. (y. isl.)

III. (y. no.)

IV. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: gerði (9); gerdi (3); gerðis (3); gierde (2); gerðinu (2); gerðit (2); gerde (2); giærdænæ (1); Gerði (1); gerðisins (1); gierdi (1); gerdinu (1); gerdinv (1); giørde (1); gerdit (1); gærde (1); giærdi (1); giordis (1); gærdhit (1); gøyrde (1); gerþum (1);

Compounds: akra- (2), akr- (7), ekru- (2), heima- (1), merkja- (1), stofu- (1), stǫðu- (1), stǫðul- (1), traðar- (1), út- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; deVr (gerða vb.); Fr4 item gjorði; NO S; ÁBlM (gerða); Bl

Literature: Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 59; Frimannslund 1961 [KLNM 6] 287; Kålund 1877 510; Magnús M. Lárusson 1961 [KLNM 6] 292; Sigurður Þórarinsson 1944 134, 202; Ólafur Lárusson 1960 [KLNM 5] 643 f.

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 10 (4); charters: 8 (3); unclassified: 7 (0); contemporary sagas: 5 (3); legal works: 3 (3); þættir: 2 (1); historical works: 2 (6);

Christopher Sanders — Marts 2012