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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

herr sb. m. [-s/-jar, dat. -; -jar, gen. -ja/herra]

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1) [e-rra] (fjendtlig) hær (mobiliseret mhp. væbnet konfrontation), folkehær
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● hers/(herjar) er ván
 ● þola her [e-m]
2) (om det enkelte individ i hær)
3) [af e-u (hum.)] mængde (af ngn), (menneske)skare
 ● herr manns/manna

nogle citt. evt. def. 1

4) [e-s hum.] (om hær/flok af faldne)
5) alle mennesker, menneskeheden
 ● alls herjar
 ● dróttinn (guð) alls herjar
6) (om de himmelske hærskarer)
7) (om fanden)

Forms: her (56); herinum (29); herr (28); herinvm (18); heriar (14); herinom (11); heʀ (6); hernum (6); hers (5); hærr (5); herínum (4); hær (4); hernom (3); hærrenom (3); hernvm (3); herrinn (2); herenum (2); herrenom (2); hersins (2); hærinom (1); heria (1); herin (1); herinn (1); herʀ (1); herenn (1); hǽr (1); hærs (1); herium (1); herrnum (1); herrs (1); herrenn (1); hærenom (1); hęriar (1); Girkia her (1); herra (1); herínvm (1);

Compounds: al·menningar- (1), al·mennings- (1), bagla- (1), bog·manna- (1), bónda- (11), breta- (1), búanda- (9), dana- (16), djǫfuls- (2), engla- (1), fíla- (1), fjánda- (1), folk- (1), fót·gǫngu- (2), frakka- (2), franzeisa- (1), galeiða- (3), gauta- (5), girkja- (3), grikkja- (4), gyðinga- (2), há·leygja- (1), heiðingja- (15), heima- (2), húna- (5), íra- (1), jarls- (1), konungs- (2), land- (24), lands- (15), megin- (24), munka- (1), níðings- (1), norð·manna- (7), ó·friðar- (2), ofsa- (1), ó·vina- (2), riddara- (9), safnaðar- (1), sauða- (2), saxa- (4), skipa- (22), skútna- (9), smá·skipa- (1), stóla- (3), suðr·manna- (1), svía- (6), tartara- (2), tattara- (1), tyrkja- (2), ulfalda- (1), víkinga- (3), vinða- (5), vǽringja- (1), þrǿnda- (3)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4 ¹˜²herr; Rím; LP; AH; deVr ¹˜²herr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Reichardt 1930 [ANF 46] 230-231; Wessén 1930 [ANF 46] 189; von See 1964 78

Genre. (expected): historical works: 70 (37); religious works: 64 (57); romances: 47 (22); legal works: 13 (20); family sagas: 9 (26); legendary sagas: 6 (9); contemporary sagas: 5 (16); þættir: 4 (5); learned works: 2 (7);

Eva Rode — Marts 2011