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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

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

1) [e-m] (god) lykke, held, heldigt udfald, fordel
 ● happ (er/...) í [■] [e-m]
 ● happ (um) sǿkir [e-n]
 ● hǫppum haldinn
 ● láta sér at happi verða [e-t]
 ● (oft) gefr óvǽnum happ

proverb., cf. FJOrdspr 201

2) (konkret) gevinst, udbytte (af jord, etc.)
 ● sá (skal) happ hafa er hlotit hefr, hefr sá happ er hlýtr

proverb., cf. FJOrdspr 92 & GerSprichw 8

Forms: happ (37); happe (2); happit (2); happs (2); hopp (1); haps (1); haupp (1); happa (1); happít (1); happi (1); höppum (1);

Compounds: glǿp·ó- (1), ó- (48)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Boyer 1986 70, 71; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 92; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 8; Schach 1972 505

Genre. (expected): historical works: 23 (8); family sagas: 10 (6); religious works: 5 (13); legendary sagas: 4 (2); romances: 3 (5); charters: 3 (4); legal works: 1 (5); contemporary sagas: 1 (4);

Eva Rode — Marts 2011