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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

goði, guði sb. m.

I.

chieftain (one of the 36-45 local leaders to whom attendants at the local things and at the althing owed allegiance and from whom they expected support)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: goði (22); goða (13); goda (8); godi (6); gvða (3); gode (2); Guði (2); goþa (2); goðinn (2); guða (1); godar (1); gvðana (1); guði (1); gudi (1); gvdi (1); goðar (1); gvþiɴ (1); goðanvm (1); goðanum (1); Goþi (1); gvdar (1); Godar (1); gvðann (1); gvda (1);

Compounds: alls·herjar- (5), ást- (1), aur- (12), blót- (9), -dǿla-, eyr- (1), hlíðar·manna- (1), hlíð·manna- (1), hof- (11), hofs- (3), kjalnesinga- (1), lang·dǿla- (1), leik- (2), ljós·vetninga- (5), sam·þingis- (14), sam·þings- (2), tolftar·kviðar- (1), vatns·dǿla- (1), víð·dǿla- (1)

Gloss.: EJ guði; ClV; ClVErr; Finsen; Fr; Bin -goði; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO item guði; ÁBlM ¹˜²goði; Bl

Literature: Amory 1992 193; Bjarni Einarsson 1974 [MSc 7] 46; Breisch 1994 30, 68; Cattaneo 2010 [SS 82] 22; Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 370, 391; Durrenberger & Wilcox 1992 116; Finnur Jónsson 1909 [ANOH 1909] 251-258; Gunnar Karlsson 2009 [Gripla 20] 78, 83, 87; Gísli Pálsson 1992 4, 8, 12-13, 15-16; Hastrup 1985 118 f.; Helgi Þorláksson 1992 232, 234, 241; Jón Steffensen 1966-1969 [SB 17] 189-190; Jón V. Sigurðsson 1992 206, 213; Jónas Kristjánsson 1982 14; Karras 1992 301; Koszowski 2014 [SS 86] 340-347; Kristján Eldjárn 1962 [KLNM 7] 8 ff.; Kunz 1994 [StudIsl 51] 77; Kålund 1877 510; Magnús M. Lárusson 1958 [KLNM 3] 612; Magnús M. Lárusson 1959 [KLNM 4] 381; Magnús M. Lárusson 1962 [KLNM 7] 253; Magnús M. Lárusson 1962 [KLNM 7] 566; Nordling 1930 (Kani) 3; Orri Vésteinsson 2007 [VMS 3] ; Ruthström 1999 [ANF 114] 89-102; Samson 1992 167-173, 178-9, 183-8; Samson 1992 167ff.; Vilhjálmur Árnason 2009 [Gripla 20] 226; Vésteinn Ólason 1993 116; von See 1964 107-111; Ólafur Lárusson 1960 [KLNM 5] 363 ff.

Genre. (expected): historical works: 28 (12); family sagas: 25 (9); legal works: 11 (7); contemporary sagas: 8 (5); þættir: 2 (2); religious works: 1 (19);

Christopher Sanders — Oktober 2012