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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

haft sb. n. [; *-]

1) reb der binder (hests) forben sammen, hilde (cf. ODS ¹Hilde def. 1 & Blöndal haft sb. n.)
2) (pl. hǫft) (fange)bånd, lænker, fangenskab
 ● í hǫftum
 ● koma hǫftum á [e-n]

i forb. m. sindssygdom

3) (pl.) (heiti; om de hedenske guder) “de forhindrende”

cf. Holtsmark 1961 [KLNM 6] 225

5) (medic.) forstoppelse

Forms: hoftum (5); hapt (3); hoptum (3); hỏftum (2); haft (2); hǫptum (2); hoftom (2); hoptom (1); hỏptvm (1); hỏptum (1); havpt (1); hǫptom (1); haftum (1); höptum (1); hꝍftum (1); hoft (1); hoptvm (1);

Compounds: farar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ -pt-; ClV; Fr -pt; Hertzb -pt; Rím -pt; LP -pt; Med f.?/n.?; AH -pt; deVr -pt; Fr4 -pt; NO -pt; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Holtsmark 1949 [ANF 64] 16; Holtsmark 1961 [KLNM 6] 225; Hægstad 1906 (Harp) 13; Ropeid 1962 [KLNM 7] 274; von See 1964 129

Genre. (expected): legal works: 9 (3); religious works: 8 (8); historical works: 5 (5); family sagas: 3 (3); romances: 1 (3); contemporary sagas: 1 (2); þættir: 1 (1); learned works: 1 (1);

Eva Rode — Oktober 2011