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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

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

(cf. harneskja sb. f.)

1) harnisk, brynje, rustning, kampudstyr

cf. Ahldin 1961 [KLNM 6] 231

2) udrustet skare, hærfølge

Forms: herneskiu (7); herneskium (5); herneskia (4); herneskio (3); hernneskiu (3); herneskja (3); herneskju (2); harneskja (2); herneskíuna (2); herneskiur (2); herneskíu (1); hærnæskiu (1); herneskior (1); hernneskivr (1); hernneskiv (1);

Compounds: hesta- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; WN; deVr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Ahldin 1961 [KLNM 6] 231; Falk 1914 190; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 253

Genre. (expected): romances: 16 (4); religious works: 13 (10); legendary sagas: 5 (2); legal works: 1 (3); family sagas: 1 (4); historical works: 1 (6); contemporary sagas: 1 (3);

Simonetta Battista — November 2011