Københavns Universitet

ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gnúpr, núpr sb. m.

I.

(principally) high headland or cliff with a steep overhanging face (but cf. Finnur Jónsson 1932-1933 31)

II. (propr. pers.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: gnúpinum (2); Gnvpa (2); gnupinn (2); gnúpsins (2); nups (1); gnvpi (1); gnupinum (1); gnup (1); gnupi (1); gnvpvm (1); gnvpe (1); gnupar (1); gnupe (1); gnúpi (1); gnupínum (1); gnúps (1); nup (1); Gnupi (1); Nupe (1);

Compounds: sela- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item núpr; Fr; Bin -gnúpr; LP; deVr item núpr; NO item núpr; ÁBlM item núpur; Bl núpur

Literature: Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 53; Finnur Jónsson 1932-1933 [NB 20] 31; Marwick 1952 41, 50; Seip 1955 67

Genre. (expected): charters: 9 (2); family sagas: 6 (3); historical works: 4 (4); contemporary sagas: 3 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (1);

Christopher Sanders — Juli 2012