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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1gnípa, nípa sb. f.

I.

(principally) high headland or cliff with a steep overhanging face (but cf. Finnur Jónsson 1932-1931 33)

II. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: gnípu (2); gnipur (2); gnipum (2); gnípa (2); gnipuna (1); gnijpur (1); nípu (1); nipv (1); gnipo (1); gnipv (1); nipu (1); gnipa (1); gnipu (1);

Compounds: fjalls- (3), hamar- (8), stór- (1), sǽ- (2), sǽvar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (gnýpa); ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL item nípa

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 131f.; Beckman 1922-1923 [NB 10] 6-9; Finnur Jónsson 1932-1933 [NB 20] 31; Jakobsen 1922-1923 [NB 10] 36; Marstrander 1932 (Man) 160, 215-216

Genre. (expected): religious works: 4 (4); charters: 3 (1); family sagas: 2 (2); historical works: 2 (3); contemporary sagas: 2 (1); romances: 2 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (1); þættir: 1 (0);

Christopher Sanders — Juli 2012