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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

kaf sb. n. [; *-]

 ● á kaf/kafi
2) havdyb, havbund, vand under vandlinjen
 ● fǿra í kaf [e-n]
 ● hafa á kafi [e-n]
 ● sigla/... í kaf [e-t]
3) dyk/svømning under vand
 ● taka kaf
4) dybt vand, vand/hav hvor man kan drukne
 ● hlaupa/ganga á kaf [af e-u]
 ● hleypa (hesti) á kaf
 ● hrinda á kaf [e-m]
 ● reka/... á/í kaf [e-n]
 ● taka/... af kafi [e-n]
5)
 ● hafa á kafi [e-t]
 ● halda í kaf [e-u]
(Fr def. 5 “Kgs. 48 v.l. 14” => kaf Keyser, Munch & Unger 1848 48³⁰, var. app.; ordet beror på var. fra kilde (ældre ed.) uden for ONP’s corpus, cf. dupt Kgs 34³)

Forms: kaf (68); kafi (23); kafinu (3); kafit (3); kafui (2); kafí (2); cafi (2); caf (2); kafe (2); kỏfum (1); kafeno (1); cafit (1); kauf (1); cafeno (1); cafe (1); köf (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; AH; deVr ¹˜²kaf; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Alver 1962 [KLNM 7] 326; Björn Bjarnason 1905 82; Kock 1944 [ANF 58] 31-32

Genre. (expected): historical works: 47 (19); family sagas: 20 (13); religious works: 10 (30); contemporary sagas: 9 (8); legal works: 8 (11); romances: 8 (11); legendary sagas: 6 (5); þættir: 6 (2);

Eva Rode — Februar 2012