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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

hrafn sb. m. [hrafns; dat. hrafni; hrafnar]

I.

1) ravn
2) (ravn som varsel/symbol)
3) (ravn som afbildning)

II. (cogn.)

III. (proprial.)

(om hest)

IV. (proprial.)

(om stjernebilledet Ravnen, lat. Corvus)

V. (propr. pers.)

Forms: hrafnar (10); hrafn (9); hrafna (5); rafna (4); Hrafnar (3); Hrafn (3); rafn (3); rafnar (2); Rafna (2); ⸌rafn⸍ (2); hröfnum (2); hrafns (2); hrafne (1); ramn (1); ramnar (1); Ramnen (1); Hrafna (1); rafnn (1); hrỏfnum (1); Hramɴ (1); Rafnar (1); hrꜹfnum (1); ramna (1); Hramniɴ (1); rafns (1); hramn (1); hrỏfnvm (1); Hramni (1);

Compounds: nátt- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV sideform: hramn; Fr; Hertzb (rafn); Bin item Hrafna-; Rím; LP ¹hrafn, ²Hrafn ; Med; AH ramn ; deVr; Fr4 item: ramn; NO; ÁBlM ¹˜²hrafn ; BL

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 191; Bernström 1964 [KLNM 9] 167-173; Mundal 1972 [ANF 87] 127; Reichardt 1930 [ANF 46] 35-36; Seip 1955 14; Sturtevant 1946-1947 [SS 19] 79-80

Genre. (expected): historical works: 20 (11); religious works: 12 (16); family sagas: 7 (7); learned works: 6 (2); legendary sagas: 6 (3); legal works: 6 (6); contemporary sagas: 3 (5); þættir: 2 (1); romances: 1 (6);

Eva Rode — Oktober 2011