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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1karfi sb. m. [-a]

I.

middelstort skip (mindre og slankere end knǫrr, sb. m.) som primært drives frem med årer ‖ middle size ship (smaller and narrower than knǫrr, sb. m) which is primarily powered by oars

cf. Falk 1912 93-95, 98

II. (y. no.)

Forms: karfa (9); karfwa (3); karfui (2); karfans (1); karfuan (1); carfann (1); carfa (1); carfi (1); ▹ka◃rfa (1); karfinn (1); karfua (1);

Compounds: eikju- (1)

Gloss.: EJ afd. 1; ClV ¹karfi; Fr ¹karfi; Hertzb; Fischer ¹karfi; Rím; LP ¹karfi; deVr ¹karfi; Fr4 ¹karfi; NO ¹karfi; ÁBlM ¹karfi; BL

Literature: Bugge 1918-1919 [NB 6] 103; Eiríkur Magnússon 1905-1906 [SB 4] 219 f.; Falk 1912 93 ff.; Falk 1912 98 f.; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 278; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 43; Kerkkonen 1963 [KLNM 8] 369; Marstrander 1915 61, 132, 157; Nordgaard 1912 [MM 1912] 62; Páll Vídalín 1854 452 ff.; Sayers 2001 35; Simek 1982 120-121; Sverdrup 1922 [MM 1922] 52; Uhlenbeck 1894 [PBB 19] 331; Vigeland 1957 [KLNM 2] 468, 470

Genre. (expected): historical works: 6 (4); charters: 6 (2); family sagas: 5 (3); religious works: 1 (6); unclassified: 1 (0); legal works: 1 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (1); þættir: 1 (0);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Oktober 2012