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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1hamarr sb. m. [-s, dat. hamri; hamrar]

I.

1) klippeblok, (stejl) klippeside, (fremspringende) klippe, fjeldhammer
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ●berg/bjarg ok/eða hamarr
2) stor sten
3) (om redskab) hammer
 ● gera hamar [yfir !]
4) ((fig.) som symbol på at slå ned på modstand, fjende, etc.)
5) bagen på økseblad (mods. æggen)
 ● standa á hamri
(Fr def. 3 ‘en af et Fartøis Dele ...’ “SE. I, 584⁷” => Jón Sigurðsson 1848 584⁷; beror på poesi)

II. (cogn.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: hamar (22); hamra (14); hamri (10); hamarr (8); hamrar (7); hamariɴ (7); hamrinvm (5); hamarinn (4); hamaʀ (4); homrum (3); hamrinum (3); Hamrar (2); hỏmrunum (2); hömrum (2); hamarriɴ (2); hamaʀiɴ (1); hamrinom (1); hamarrinn (1); Hamarr (1); haumrvm (1); hambre (1); hamrí (1); Hamri (1); hamaʀr (1); hamars (1); hamre (1); hamrana (1); hỏmrum (1); hamarsins (1); Hamar (1); homrom (1); hamrum (1); hamaren (1); Hamrs (1);

Compounds: berg- (4), dráttar- (2), fluga- (2), flug- (1), gjá- (1), gull- (1), gull·smiðs- (1), hegnaðar- (2), hegndar- (1), hnjóð- (2), hnoð- (2), járn- (1), klauf- (4), lítil·lǽtis- (1), slag- (2), smá- (1), sǽvar- (15), tré- (1), vegg- (7), ǽttar- (1), øxar- (17)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin item -hamarr ; Rím -r; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹hamar ; BL

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 183; Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 54; Ekwall 1941 41; Falk 1912 13; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 102-103; Kålund 1877 510; Marstrander 1932 (Man) 272, 279; Marwick 1952 40, 52, 63-64, 139, 151; Motz 1994-1997 [SB 24] 329 f.; Nordgård 1912 [MM 1912] 61; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1947 156; Seip 1955 68, 299; 111, 184, 299; Stefán Karlsson 1979 [Gripla 3] 229-230

Genre. (expected): religious works: 24 (31); historical works: 19 (20); learned works: 19 (4); family sagas: 15 (14); romances: 13 (12); contemporary sagas: 8 (8); legendary sagas: 8 (5); charters: 5 (9); þættir: 2 (3); legal works: 1 (11);

Eva Rode — December 2010