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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

grind sb. f.

I.

1) gate (a construction of crosspieces)
2) (pl. grindr) (portable) barrier (of crosspiece construction, chiefly used for fencing, also to form a pen or fold for animals)
3) (of crosspiece structures of various types)
4) (for Latin trabs?)
5*) ? (uncertainty as to the type of structure)

II. (y. no.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: grind (19); grindr (11); grindum (8); grindu (4); grindvm (4); grindur (2); gryndum (2); grindina (2); grínndar (2); grinndurrnar (2); grinder (1); grindom (1); grindumm (1); grinndum (1); grindrnar (1); grindenni (1); Grindum (1); grindena (1);

Compounds: ás- (2), hel- (2), hjarra- (2), hrips- (1), hval- (1), járn- (8), kerta- (1), lǫg- (1), rima- (1), skyr- (1), undir- (1), þak- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹grind; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 234, 258, 260, 262; Falk 1914 19-26; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 178; Foote 1984 (Fær) 211-212; Jónas Jónasson 1961 306; Ljunggren 1937 [ANF 53] 190-195; Marwick 1952 81, 88, 122, 151; Reinton 1956 [KLNM 1] 420; Reinton 1964 [KLNM 9] 555; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 11, 254; Wallem 1910 116

Genre. (expected): legal works: 16 (6); charters: 15 (5); romances: 12 (6); legendary sagas: 6 (3); learned works: 5 (2); religious works: 3 (16); historical works: 2 (11); family sagas: 2 (7); contemporary sagas: 1 (5); unclassified: 1 (0); þættir: 1 (1);

Christopher Sanders — Januar 2012