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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1hǫfn, hafn sb. f. [hafnar; hafnir(/hafnar(Streng 234³²)]

I.

1) (sted hvor skib kan lægge til land, naturlig el. bygget) havn, havneplads
 ● fá (góða) hǫfn
 ● taka (sér) hǫfn
2) ‘tryg havn’, tilflugtssted, tilholdssted

II. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: hofn (14); hafnar (12); hỏfn (6); hafner (5); höfn (4); hafna (4); hǫfn (3); hafn (3); hafnir (3); hafnninne (2); hꜹfn (2); hofnum (2); haufn (2); havfn (2); homn (2); hǫfnina (1); hofnn (1); hafnínni (1); Hǫfn (1); hofnvm (1); hỏfnina (1); homnenne (1); hofnenne (1); hafnum (1); homfn (1); Hafnar (1); hafninni (1); hamner (1);

Compounds: akkeris·lǽgis- (1), hvíldar- (1), kaup·manna- (8), konungs- (5), lang·skipa- (1), leyni- (3), megin- (1), skipa- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVErr; Fr; Hertzb; Bin Hafnar-; Rím ¹hõfn; LP ¹hõfn; AH -o-; deVr ¹hõfn; Fr4 _ hafn; NO; ÁBlM (¹höfn); Bl

Literature: Andrews 1925 [JEGP 24] 439; Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 59; Finnur Jónsson 1916 [NB 4] 85-86; Granlund 1961 [KLNM 6] 83; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1932-1934 311-312; Hovda 1961 [KLNM 6] 94, 95; Jakob Benediktsson 1961 [KLNM 6] 95; Magnús M. Lárusson 1961 [KLNM 6] 91; Marwick 1952 89; Seip 1955 248

Genre. (expected): historical works: 23 (13); religious works: 13 (20); family sagas: 11 (9); romances: 11 (8); legal works: 9 (7); þættir: 5 (2); contemporary sagas: 4 (6); charters: 3 (6);

Eva Rode — August 2011