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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gnýr, nýr sb. m.

I.

[at e-u] din, (fearful) clash, clashing (esp. in conn. with battle and natural disasters)
 ● hrǽðiligr gnýr
 ● ógurligr gnýr
 ● gnýr ok vápnabrak

II. (cogn.)

Forms: gny (43); gnyr (17); gný (7); nyr (6); gnýr (4); gnyrr (3); gnýinn (3); ny (3); gnijr (2); gnyinn (2); nẏr (1); gnyʀ (1); gnÿ (1); gnv́ (1); nyinn (1); gnyrenn (1); gnyrinn (1);

Compounds: hesta- (3), lúðra- (1), manna- (2), ógnar- (2), vagna- (1), vápna- (4), veðr- (1), vinda- (1), vinds- (1), ǿsi- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2; Fr; Bin; Rím item nýr; LP; deVr (gnýja); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (gnýja), nýr; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 131

Genre. (expected): romances: 34 (10); religious works: 23 (25); historical works: 16 (17); contemporary sagas: 7 (7); legendary sagas: 6 (4); family sagas: 5 (11); learned works: 4 (3); þættir: 2 (2);

Christopher Sanders — Januar 2012