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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

helmingr sb. m. [-s, dat. -i; -ar]

(cf. helfning sb. f., helfningr sb. m., helming sb. f., helmningr sb. m.)

I.

1) [e-s / af e-u] [við e-n] (den ene) halvdel (af ngt)
 ● at helmingi [e-s] [við e-n]
 ● til helmings [e-s]
2) (pl. helmingar) halvdele, (to) lige store dele
 ● skifta í helminga [e-u/e-jum] [með e-jum/sér / sín í millum]
3) del (af to landsdele)
4) dobbelt (så tidligt/lidt/meget)
 ● aukask/vaxa (at) helmingi
5) (spec.) strofehalvdel
6*) ?tofarvet (cf. Falk 1919 81; cf. item cit. ǪgmÓT 10² afd. II. ndf.)

II. (cogn.)

III. (y. no.)

Forms: helmingi (19); helming (18); helminga (14); helmingr (6); helminge (4); hælmingi (4); helmingum (4); hælming (4); helminginn (3); helminginum (3); helmíngí (2); hælminga (2); helminghs (2); helmings (2); helminnga (1); hælmings (1); helmíngi (1); helmíngr (1); helmingenvm (1); hælminnga (1); hælmengha (1); hælmingr (1); hæilmingr (1); helmingen (1); helmenge (1);

Compounds: jarðar- (2), kirkju- (1), vísu- (4)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; HertzbTill; Bin; LP; Med helmingum dat. pl.; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 344; Falk 1919 81; Harris 1975 [ANF 90] 166, 166-167 n; Heinrichs 1994 [Alvíssm 3] 53; Hægstad 1916 62; Magnús M. Lárusson 1961 [KLNM 6] 669

Genre. (expected): legal works: 28 (9); religious works: 20 (25); historical works: 14 (17); charters: 12 (7); family sagas: 8 (11); contemporary sagas: 4 (7); romances: 4 (10); legendary sagas: 3 (4); þættir: 2 (2); learned works: 2 (3); unclassified: 1 (0);

Eva Rode — August 2011