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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

af·bragðs·maðr sb. m. [acc. ·mann; ·menn]

[e-rra / frá e-u] [í e-u / at e-u / á e-t / um e-t / fyrir sakir e-s] person der udmærker sig (frem for ngn, i forhold til ngt) ‖ person who distinguishes himself (in comparison with others, in respect of sth.)

cf. simplex maðr (1289)

Forms: afbragðsmaðr (10); afbragðsmann (2); abbragðz menn (1); afbragðzmaðr (1); afbragðsmenn (1); afbragdsmenn (1); afbragðz maðr (1); afbragzmaðr (1);

Gloss.: ClV (afbragð); Fr4; BL

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 11 (2); legendary sagas: 3 (1); religious works: 3 (5); historical works: 1 (3);