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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

grimmr adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

I.

1) [í sér] [e-m / við e-n/sik/e-t / til e-rs] [at e-u] grum, grusom, ondsindet, hadefuld
 ● gjalda grimmu [e-t] [e-m]
 ● hefna grimmu [e-m]
 ● grimmr hugr
2) ondartet
3) grim, afskyelig
4) [til e-s] [á hendr e-m] hård, streng, barsk
5) (om vejr) voldsom, bidende
6) ødelæggende, altfortærende

II. (cogn.)

Forms: grimmr (26); grimr (20); grimmir (10); grimmum (9); grimmu (7); grimt (6); grimm (5); grimmazta (5); grimma (5); grimum (5); grimmasta (4); grimman (3); grimmi (3); grima (3); grimmv (3); grimmur (3); grimer (2); grimir (2); grimmo (2); Grimr (2); grimazta (2); grimmaztv (2); grimmari (2); griman (2); grimme (2); grimmom (2); grim (2); grimur (2); grimmer (1); grimmastir (1); grimaztum (1); grimmastan (1); grimarí (1); grimari (1); grimaztr (1); grims (1); ÷÷÷grimmri (1); grimmozt (1); grimmazsti (1); grimmar (1); grimmaster (1); griᴍr (1); grimmuzst (1); grimmazti (1); grimi (1); grimuztu (1); grimmvm (1); grimmastr (1); grimmr (1); Grimt (1); grimmaztir (1); grimvm (1); grimri (1); grimmare (1); grimmust (1); grimmann (1); grimazter (1); grimaste (1); grimazt (1);

Compounds: ó- (7)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (all-) allgrimmr, (jafn) jafngrimmr; Fr item allgrimmr; Hertzb; Bin Grimmi; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 324; Heidermanns 1993 258-259; Salvesen 1968 40

Genre. (expected): religious works: 85 (45); historical works: 29 (29); romances: 28 (18); family sagas: 9 (20); legendary sagas: 9 (7); contemporary sagas: 4 (12); þættir: 3 (4); learned works: 2 (5); charters: 2 (13); legal works: 1 (16);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — Juli 2017