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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1gifta, “gifsta” sb. f.

1) [at e-u] [til e-s] [e-m] (good) luck, good fortune (as an innate personal property)
 ● bera giftu [til e-rs] [■ / um e-t]
 ● gifta fylgir [e-m]
 ● til gagns ok giftu [e-s] [e-m]
 ● ganga í mót(i) giftu [e-rs]
 ● gifta ok gǽfa [e-rs]
 ● sǿkja giftu [í e-u] [til e-rs]
2) gift, grace, favour
 ● finna ok fá giftu
 ● gifta ok gǽfa

Forms: giptu (26); gipta (13); giptv (4); giftu (4); gifta (2); gípta (2); gíftv (2); giptunni (1); gifsto (1); gifto (1);

Compounds: for- (1), frǽnda- (1), guðs- (2), hǫfuð- (7), konungs- (5), mat- (1), ó- (47)

Gloss.: EJ -pt-; ClV -pt-; Fr -pt; Hertzb -pt-; Suppl4 -fst-; Rím -pt-; LP -pt-; deVr (gipt); Fr4 -pt-, gifsta; NO -pt-; ÁBlM (gift); Bl

Literature: Astås 1993-1994 [CollMed 6] 143; Boyer 1986 68-69; Einar Ól. Sveinsson 1950 23; Einar Ól. Sveinsson 1962 [KLNM 7] 510; Hermann Pálsson 1974 [MSc 7] 69; Lal 2014 [VMS 10] 100, 110, 113-118, 123; Motz 1996 [ANF 111] 74; Schach 1972 499; Solheim 1961 [KLNM 6] 80; Ármann Jakobsson 1997 146

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 15 (7); religious works: 11 (15); historical works: 10 (10); romances: 6 (6); þættir: 5 (1); contemporary sagas: 4 (4); legal works: 2 (5); legendary sagas: 1 (2); learned works: 1 (2); charters: 1 (4);

Christopher Sanders — Marts 2012