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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

iðn sb. f. [-ar; -ir]

1) [e-s] beskæftigelse, forehavende, gøremål, gerning
2) profession, håndværk

ambig. exx. placeret i def. 1

3) [e-s] stræben/iver (efter ngt) (~ lat. studium)

Forms: iðn (31); idn (10); idnir (8); iðnir (8); ydn (3); idnn (3); iþnar (3); iðrn (2); íðn (2); iðnn (2); jdn (2); jdnn (1); jdnar (1); íþn (1); ȷ́þn (1); ídn (1); iðnar (1);

Compounds: andar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2; Fr; Hertzb í-; Rím; LP íðn; AH; deVr; Fr4 íðn; NO í-; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bendixen 1911 13, 76; Hermann Pálsson 1984 [Gripla 6] 46; Seip 1951 [MM 1951] 32

Genre. (expected): religious works: 34 (20); family sagas: 13 (9); historical works: 9 (13); romances: 8 (8); þættir: 6 (2); legendary sagas: 5 (3); contemporary sagas: 4 (5); legal works: 1 (7);

Alex Speed Kjeldsen — September 2011