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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

haf sb. n. [-s; *-]

I.

1) hav
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● búinn til hafs
 ● koma af hafi
 ● láta/... í haf
 ● leggja (út) til hafs [e-u / með e-u]
 ● liggja til hafs
 ● liggja við haf (út)
 ● róa á haf
 ● sigla í/á haf (út)
 ● sigla af hafi
2) (om afstand over havet)
 ● ... dǿgra haf (nautisk distanceenhed svarende til) ... halvdøgns/døgns sejlads (cf. dǿgr sb. n. def. 4 & dǿgrsigling sb. f.; cf. Kålund 1908 [STUAGNL 37], xxiv-xxv, Jansson 1958 [KLNM 3], 390, Jakob Benediktsson 1975 [KLNM 19], 249-250, Vinner 1995 (Rundt), 90-92)
3) (om verdenshavet, havet omkring Ækvator, cf. EncII624 87⁷ note 7)
 ● hafit rauða
4) det at løfte, løft
   ‖  (propr. comp.):

II. (y. isl.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: haf (104); hafs (29); hafi (18); hafit (17); hafet (6); hǫf (2); hafinu (2); hỏfinn (2); hafe (2); hafeno (2); hauf (1); hofunum (1); hafed (1); hafínu (1); hꜹf (1); hafít (1); have (1); hafinv (1); havf (1); haui (1); havet (1); hafsins (1); hỏf (1);

Compounds: aðal- (1), dulnaðar- (1), eyði- (1), maðka- (1), megin- (11), norðr- (1), sand- (6), stafn- (2), stór- (1), suðr- (1), út- (27), út·suðrs- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr ¹˜²haf; Hertzb item -haf; Bin Haf-; Rím; LP; AH ¹˜²haf; deVr (cf. corr.); Fr4 ¹˜²haf; NO ¹˜²haf; ÁBlM ¹˜²haf; Bl

Literature: Christiansen 1938 [MM 1938] 15; Eiríkur Magnússon 1905-1906 [SB 4] 235 f.; Jansson 1958 [KLNM 3] 390; Lindroth 1913-1914 [NB 1] 41-44; Seip 1955 183; Vogt 1936 [ANF 52] 326-329

Genre. (expected): historical works: 50 (33); religious works: 48 (51); family sagas: 44 (23); contemporary sagas: 19 (14); romances: 11 (20); learned works: 9 (6); legal works: 8 (18); þættir: 4 (4); legendary sagas: 3 (8); unclassified: 1 (1);

Eva Rode — November 2010