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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gǽfr adj. [compar. -ari/-ri, superl. -astr]

1) [við e-t(hum.)] blid, sagtmodig, fredsommelig, omgængelig, behagelig
2) [e-m] god, tjenlig, gavnlig
3)
 ● er gǽft [e-m] [um e-t] (ngn) bryder sig (om ngt)
4)
 ● al- gǽft til fulde, fuldstændigt

Forms: gæfr (3); gjæf (2); giæfer (2); giæfur (2); gæf (1); gæfazstr (1); gæfasti (1); gæfastr (1); gæfaz (1); giæf (1); giæfari (1); gæfur (1); gǽpt (1); gæft (1);

Compounds: hug- (1), hvers·dags- (2), kost- (16), lamb- (2), mikil- (1), nyt- (2), ó·gaum- (1), ó- (3), ó·sak- (1), ó·skap- (1), sak- (1), sjald- (1), vand- (1), van- (2), vin- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (jafn) jafngæfr; ClVSuppl al-; Suppl2 algæft adv.; Fr item algæft adv.; Rím; LP ¹˜²gæfr; AH; deVr (gæfa); Fr4; NO item algæft adv.; ÁBlM (gæfa); BL

Literature: Heidermanns 1993 236-237; Reichardt 1930 [ANF 46] 245-247; Sørensen 1993 218f.

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 5 (2); religious works: 4 (5); þættir: 2 (0); historical works: 2 (3); contemporary sagas: 2 (1); legendary sagas: 2 (1); romances: 1 (2); charters: 1 (1);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — Juli 2017