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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

jǫtunn sb. m. [jǫtuns, dat. jǫtni; jǫtnar]

(om kæmpestor og ofte grim person) gigant, jætte
 ● jǫtnar ok flagðkonur

Forms: iotna (7); iotnar (6); iotvns (6); iotvnn (4); iotun (3); jotnar (3); iotvɴ (3); jǫtunn (3); iotnvm (2); jǫtnar (2); jǫtunninn (2); jǫtna (1); jotninum (1); iotninvm (1); jỏtun (1); iỏtni (1); iotunn (1); iỏtninum (1); jötninum (1); jotunn (1); jǫtun (1); jötuninn (1); iotuniɴ (1); iotvnninn (1); jötni (1); jótnar (1); jötnum (1); jötunninn (1); jotunninn (1); iotvɴinn (1); jötunn (1); iotvn (1); iotvnin (1); jotnum (1); Jotunnínn (1);

Compounds: hund- (1), leir- (1), skjald- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Suppl4 jotonn; Bin iõtun-; LP; deVr (cf. corr.) ; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (jötunn), (²-unn) ; Bl

Literature: Aðalheiður Guðmundsdóttir 2017 [EJSS 47] 329, 331, 333-334; Battista 2006 119; Boyer 1975 [Gripla 1] 159; Finnur Jónsson 1934-1935 [APS 9] 297; Gallo 2006 [SS 78] 1, 4; Halvorsen 1962 [KLNM 7] 693; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 137; Kroesen 1996 [ANF 111] 57; Lassen 2005 [CollMed 18] 151, 153, 159; Lie 1961 [KLNM 6] 303; Motz 1998 [ANF 113] 43

Genre. (expected): learned works: 26 (2); romances: 18 (7); religious works: 7 (17); legendary sagas: 7 (3); historical works: 3 (11); family sagas: 2 (8); þættir: 2 (1);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — September 2011