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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1harpa sb. f. [*-u; *-ur]

I.

1) harpelignende strengeinstrument, cithar, lyre, harpe
 ● leika hǫrpu [fyrir e-m]
 ● slá hǫrpu [yfir e-m / fyrir e-m]
2) skal fra kammusling (cf. hǫrpuskel sb. n.)
 ● draga hǫrpu at/(af) ísi

ordsprog om dem der opfører sig pralende, men i virkeligheden intet formår (cf. cit. fra Gramm³748 & Andersson & Gade 2000 448-449)

II. (proprial.)

(om stjernebilledet Lyren, lat. Lyra)

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Forms: hörpu (4); haurpur (4); horpu (4); harpa (4); harpu (3); hỏrpv (3); haurpu (3); hỏrpvr (3); hǫrpv (3); horpv (3); horpo (2); hǫrpur (2); hỏrpu (2); (2); hỏrpur (2); horpvr (2); hǫrpvr (1); hꜹrpu (1); hỏrpum (1); hörpunni (1); harpv (1); horppu (1); hỏrpor (1); hỏrpo (1); hórpur (1); horpornar (1); haurpuna (1); horpuna (1); horpur (1); hörpur (1); hỏrpvna (1); hỏrpuna (1); hörpunnar (1); hørpum (1); horpum (1); horpor (1);

Compounds: skyn·semðar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Anm; LP; deVr ¹˜²harpa; Fr4 item -harpa; NO; ÁBlM ¹˜²harpa; Bl

Literature: Emsheimer 1961 [KLNM 6] 236-238; Hastrup 1985 33 (+ note 13); Sahlgren 1936 [NB 23] 48

Genre. (expected): religious works: 19 (17); romances: 18 (7); legendary sagas: 9 (3); historical works: 7 (11); learned works: 5 (2); þættir: 2 (1); unclassified: 2 (0); family sagas: 2 (8); contemporary sagas: 2 (5);

Eva Rode — Marts 2011