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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1kappi sb. m. [-a; -ar]

(cf. kakki sb. m.)

I.

1) stærk modig mand, helt, kriger ‖ strong courageous man, hero, warrior, fighter
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
2) (om Guds/Jesu stridsmand)

cf. guðskappi sb. m., kristskappi sb. m.

3) (om Gud) uforsonlig hersker
4) (pl. kappar) (om de 12 vise mænd)
5) (om frygtindgydende væsen dyrket som afgud)
6) (derog.) (om ræv) bæst, udyr

II. (cogn.)

Forms: kappi (28); kappar (15); kappa (15); kappinn (4); kappe (3); kappanum (2); cappi (2); kapinn (2); koppum (2); kapa (1); kỏppum (1); cappar (1); kapparnir (1); köppum (1); kappí (1);

Compounds: breið·víkinga- (3), breta- (1), drengja- (1), -dǿla-, ein·víga- (1), frǽgðar- (1), guðs- (15), hít·dǿla- (4), húna- (3), hǫrða- (1), jarla- (4), kaupangs- (1), krists- (1), laxa- (1), riddera- (1), smiðju- (2), stór- (1), stríðs- (2), svía- (1), sygna- (4), þjófa- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV ¹kappi; Fr; Bin item -kappi; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (kapp); Bl ¹kappi

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 271; Marstrander 1945 319; Mundal 2001 [NBerg 25] 109; Seip 1955 52

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 21 (9); historical works: 18 (13); religious works: 13 (20); romances: 12 (8); legendary sagas: 9 (3); contemporary sagas: 3 (6); þættir: 2 (2); learned works: 1 (2);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Oktober 2012