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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1greiði sb. m.

1) [um/of e-t] disentangling/solving (an issue), accounting (for sth.), (handing over of) payment
2) (in general) help, assistance, furtherance
3) [við e-n] hospitality/accommodation (offered to a traveller)
 ● bjóða greiða [e-m]
4) giving birth
5*) ?

cf. Foote 2004 59

Forms: greiða (19); greida (17); greiði (6); greiþa (3); greyda (2); greiðe (1); greidi (1); græiða (1); græide (1); greiðan (1); greíþa (1); græida (1);

Compounds: fara- (1), farar- (20), nǽtr- (3), ó- (4)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (greiða); Bl

Literature: Foote 2004 59; Kratz 1974-1977 [SB 19] 371 ff.; Marstrander 1915 123; Marstrander 1932 (Man) 221; Olsen 1932 [MM 1932] 141 note 1; Sayers 1997 401

Genre. (expected): historical works: 15 (9); contemporary sagas: 13 (4); family sagas: 10 (6); romances: 4 (5); religious works: 3 (14); legal works: 3 (5); legendary sagas: 2 (2); þættir: 2 (1); charters: 2 (4);

Christopher Sanders — Oktober 2012