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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

hof sb. n. [-s; -]

I.

1) bosted, bolig
2) gudehus, hov, tempel

cf. Kristján Eldjárn 1962 [KLNM 7] 8-10

   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● blóta hof
 ● hof ok blóthús
 ● halda upp hofi
 ● hof ok hǫrgar

II. (y. no.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

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Forms: hof (87); hofs (15); hofi (11); hofit (9); hofue (4); hofinu (4); hofsins (3); hóf (3); hofom (2); hofid (2); Hof (2); hofꜱ (2); ofue (2); hofa (2); Hofui (2); Hofi (2); hofi (1); hofsiɴs (1); hỏf (1); hofinv (1); hófum (1); hofvm (1); hofvino (1); hofe (1); hoff (1); (1); hofin (1); hofvinv (1); hofino (1); hofum (1); Tẏs hofs (1);

Compounds: blót- (3), djǫfla- (1), goða- (1), hǽða- (1), hǫfuð- (16), skurð·goða- (2), sólar·guðs- (3), sólar- (2)

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

Literature: Andersson 1986 1-9; Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 62; Finnur Jónsson 1909 [ANOH 1909] 248-256; Gering 1897 [ASB 6] 7, 9; Holm 2010 [CollMed 23] 129-130; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 111; Jón Steffensen 1966-1969 [SB 17] 190-191; Kristján Eldjárn 1962 [KLNM 7] 8 ff.; Magnús Stefánsson 1997 776-777; Markey 1972 366-367; Marwick 1952 158; Maurer 1910 365, 741; Meissner 1910 214; Murphy 2016 [VMS 12] 147, 152-154; Olsen 1915 163-178; Olsen 1966 14, 41, 90, 93-103 237, passim; Orri Vésteinsson 2007 [Saga 45:1] 53-91; Ruthström 1999 [ANF 114] 89-102; Seip 1955 58, 258; Sundqvist 2005 [VMS 1] 228, 230, 233, 237; de Vries 1932-1933 [APS 7] 169-170

Genre. (expected): religious works: 65 (41); historical works: 35 (27); family sagas: 28 (19); romances: 11 (16); þættir: 7 (3); charters: 6 (12); legendary sagas: 5 (7); learned works: 4 (5); unclassified: 4 (1); legal works: 1 (15); contemporary sagas: 1 (11);

Simonetta Battista — April 2011