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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

horn sb. n. [-s; -]

I.

1) horn (på hovedet af dyr og mennesker) ‖ horn (on the head of animals and humans)

 ● harðr í horn at taka [e-m]

2) (pars pro toto om husdyr m. horn) ‖ (pars pro toto for domestic animals with horns)

3) (om materialet) horn ‖ (of the material) horn

4) (om rygfinne på hval) ‖ (of the dorsal fin on a whale)

5) (om beholder til flydende varer) drikkehorn ‖ (of a receptacle for liquids) drinking horn

6) diehorn (idet barnet/oldingen drikker af den spidse ende af hornet) ‖ horn for sucking (for a child/elderly person to drink from the pointed end of the horn)
 ● drekka horn suck from (the pointed end of) a horn

7) ‘vatnshorn’, vandbeholder til liturgisk brug (lat. aquamanile) ‖ ‘vatnshorn’, water jug/ewer for liturgical use (lat. aquamanile)

8) (om Jesus, cf. heilsuhorn sb. n.) ‖ (of Jesus, cf. heilsuhorn sb. n.)

9) (musikinstrument) horn, signalhorn ‖ (musical instrument) horn, bugle

 ● krefja horns [e-n]

10) hjørne, krog ‖ corner

     (propr. comp.):

 ● skýtr i tvau horn [fyrir e-m] [með e-jum] [um e-t]

11) (på stof) hjørne, flig ‖ (of material) corner, scrap

12) (mat.) vinkel ‖ angle

13) (ydre) hjørne, spids ‖ (outer) corner, point

 ● hlaupa um horn [e-m]

14*) def.?

II. (cogn.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: horn (132); hornum (18); horni (15); hornit (11); hornn (11); horne (9); horninv (7); horns (6); horna (4); hornvm (3); hornom (3); hornsins (2); hornunum (2); hornid (2); hornni (2); hornino (1); hornne (1); harn (1); Horne (1); hornna (1); (1); hórnit (1); horninu (1); hornnum (1); hỏrnum (1); Horni (1); hórnino (1);

Compounds: altaris- (2), arins- (2), blást- (1), -blástrar-, blástr- (1), blek- (3), blǽju- (1), blǫndu- (2), bolla- (1), bukka- (1), bux- (1), drykkjar- (2), drykkju- (6), dýra- (2), dýrs- (15), eir·blástrar- (1), feldar- (1), fjalls- (1), fjarðar- (1), fylgðar- (1), garðs- (5), geitar- (4), gjallar- (2), heilsu- (2), hellu- (1), her- (2), hjartar- (7), hljóð- (1), hreins- (1), hrúts- (1), kirkju- (2), kvaðrants- (1), land·grafar- (1), lands- (3), ljóð- (2), messu- (1), mót- (4), of·beldis- (1), olifant- (3), olifants- (1), oxa- (4), pall- (1), palls- (4), púðr- (1), silfr- (2), skakk- (2), skógar- (1), stofu- (1), stór·drykkju- (1), sǫng·hús- (2), úrar- (4), út- (2), út·suðrs- (1), vað- (1), vallar·garðs- (1), vatn- (1), vatns- (3), veðrar- (2), veiði- (2), við·smjǫrs- (1), virkis- (1), vítis- (3), þver·palls- (1), ǫl- (3)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin item Horn-, -horn; Rím; LP; Med; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 54; Bjorvand 1994 128, 137, 206; Emsheimer 1961 [KLNM 6] 672; Falk 1914 135; Falk 1914 (Sól) 51-52; Finnur Jónsson 1932-1933 [NB 20] 32; Grønvik 1989 [MM 1989] 29; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1919-1929 [SSÍ 5:6] 344; Hambraeus 1956 [KLNM 1] 29; Lindblad 1952 183; Pipping 1926 107; Seip 1955 12

Genre. (expected): religious works: 47 (62); legal works: 37 (22); charters: 29 (18); historical works: 26 (40); learned works: 26 (7); family sagas: 22 (28); romances: 21 (24); contemporary sagas: 14 (17); legendary sagas: 11 (10); þættir: 6 (5);

Eva Rode — Oktober 2010

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