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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1hneisa sb. f. [-u; -ur]

1) vanære, skam, krænkelse, fornedrelse, fornærmelse
 ● gera (...) hneisu [e-m/e-u(hum.)]
 ● skǫmm/... ok/eða hneisa
 ● hneisa ok svívirðing
2) ringe stilling, dårlig situation

Forms: hneisu (9); neisv (6); neisa (5); neiso (4); hneisa (4); neisu (3); næisu (3); hneisv (2); hneísu (1); hneijsu (1); hneisur (1); hnęiso (1); hneísv (1); hneisoɴnar (1);

Compounds: siðar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ ¹hneisa; ClV item neisa; Suppl2 neisa; Fr; Rím; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Holm 1991 [MM 1991] 207; Ásgeir Bl. Magnússon 1950 [ANF 65] 124

Genre. (expected): historical works: 12 (7); romances: 11 (4); religious works: 8 (11); family sagas: 5 (5); legendary sagas: 2 (2); þættir: 2 (1); contemporary sagas: 2 (3);

Simonetta Battista — Januar 2012