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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gjarn, “giar” adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

1) [e-m / e-s / (upp) á e-t / í e-t / til e-rs/e-s] som længes (efter ngn/ngt), ivrig (efter ngt), begærlig (efter ngt)
 ● er/... gjarnt [e-m/e-u] [í ■]
 ● gjarnt gerne, (compar.) hellere
2) rimelig, upartisk
3) sædvanlig
 ● sem gjarnt er [e-u] som det plejer, som det sædvanligvis går (for ngt)
 ● verðr gjarnt [e-s] [e-m/e-u(hum.)] (ngn) er tilbøjelig (til ngt), ngt sker ofte (for ngn)

Forms: giarn (13); giarnari (8); giarnn (6); giarnt (5); giarnir (5); giorn (4); gjarnt (4); gjarn (3); giarnaz (2); giarnara (2); gjarnastr (2); giỏrn (1); gjarnast (1); giornn (1); Giarnari (1); giarnazti (1); giarnan (1); giarnaztar (1); giannare (1); giar (1); giarnarí (1); gjǫrn (1);

Compounds: af- (1), á- (52), bar·daga- (1), -bil-, bǫl- (1), dáð- (1), dá- (1), deilu- (2), dráp- (4), dreyr- (1), eigin- (1), fé·á- (2), fé- (27), fjár- (1), flótta- (3), fram- (31), frið- (4), frý- (1), glys- (2), góð- (79), hlut- (1), hǫfuð- (2), í- (2), ill- (62), kapp- (6), leiði- (1), lof- (1), mann- (2), metnaðar- (13), mikil- (1), mót- (1), mútu- (1), nám- (8), ó·á- (8), ó·bil- (5), ó·dráp- (3), ó·fé- (4), ó·fram- (1), ó·fú- (1), ó- (3), ó·góð- (1), ó·jafnaðar- (1), ó·jafn- (5), ó·leiði- (2), ótta- (1), ó·ǫlmusu- (1), ráð- (11), raus- (1), reiði- (1), sann- (1), sátt- (7), sín- (13), sínk- (3), sinnu- (1), skip- (1), skraut- (1), skrið- (1), slys- (1), smá- (1), til- (1), veg- (1), ver- (3), verk- (1), verk·sín- (1), vígslu- (1), virðingar- (3), vǽru- (1), yfir- (2), þrá- (9), ǫlmusu- (6)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (jafn) jafngjarn; ClVSuppl ofgjarn; Fr item jafngjarn; Suppl4 jamgjarn; Bin -giarn, -giarni ; Rím; LP item jafngjarn; AH iamgiarn ; deVr; Fr4 item jafngjarn, ofgjarn; NO item jafngjarn; Walter jafngjarn; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Heidermanns 1993 242; Walter 1976 79 f.

Genre. (expected): religious works: 32 (17); historical works: 10 (11); romances: 9 (6); contemporary sagas: 8 (5); family sagas: 4 (8); legendary sagas: 2 (3);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — April 2017