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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

hamingja sb. f. [-u; -ur]

.

1) skytsånd
2) lykkens gudinde, lykken (lat. fortuna), skæbnen
3) lykke, heldig lod (i livet)
 ● etja/þreyta hamingju [við e-n]
 ● leggja hamingju (sína) [á e-t / til e-s] [með e-m]
 ● treysta hamingjuna
 ● treystask hamingju sinni

Forms: hamingia (23); hamingiu (22); hamingian (18); hamingio (14); hamingju (10); hamingja (9); hamingiunne (5); hamingiuna (3); hamingiv (3); hemmingiu (3); hamingiann (2); hamingiunni (2); hamíngian (2); ÷÷÷hamingju (2); hamínga (1); hamingium (1); hamíngían (1); hamijngiunnar (1); hamingiona (1); hamingjan (1); hamíngíu (1); hamingjuna (1); hamingivnni (1); hamingiuna (1); hamȷ́ngían (1); hamíngiu (1); hamingionni (1); hamingian (1); hamíngju (1); hamingjunnar (1); hamingív (1); hamingior (1); hammengghio (1); haminngia (1); hamingiom (1); hamíngívnní (1);

Compounds: ó- (33)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb item hemmingja; Rím; LP; AH hemingia ; deVr; Fr4 item hemingja; NO item: hemingja, hemmingja = hamingja; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Ashurst 2009 [StudIsl 61] 72-100; Boyer 1975 [Gripla 1] 160; Boyer 1986 67, 72, 75-76; Cochrane 2010 [Gripla 21] 200-201; Einar Ól. Sveinsson 1950 23; Falk 1926 [MM 1926] 170-172; Gurevich 1971 [MSc 4] 43, 44; Hastrup 1985 256; Heimir Pálsson 2010 [Gripla 21] 18-182; Hermann Pálsson 1974 [MSc 7] 69; Hermann Pálsson 1975 135-153; Lal 2014 [VMS 10] 100, 105-113, 117-118, 123; Lid 1958 [KLNM 3] 300; Lönnroth 2007 [ScriptIsl 57] 108-109; Magnús M. Lárusson 1961 [KLNM 6] 378; Motz 1996 [ANF 111] 74; Mundal 1974 passim; Salvesen 1968 40; Schach 1972 499; Solheim 1961 [KLNM 6] 80; Solheim 1962 [KLNM 7] 34; Sonne 2009 [ANF 124] 11-14, 23; Steinsland 1990 [CollMed 3] 63; Turville-Petre 1937 [SB 12] 121 ff.; Weiser-Aall 1970 [KLNM 15] 71 f.; Ármann Jakobsson 1997 146

Genre. (expected): romances: 43 (14); historical works: 36 (23); religious works: 22 (36); family sagas: 19 (16); þættir: 6 (3); contemporary sagas: 5 (10); legal works: 4 (13); legendary sagas: 4 (6); learned works: 1 (4);

Eva Rode — December 2010