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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

kenning sb. f. [-ar dat. -/-u; -ar]

I.

1) [e-s] fornemmelse, følelse, sans
2) genkendelse, identificering
3) [e-s / til e-s] viden, kundskab, lærdom, kendskab, lære, læresætning, dogme
 ● guðlig kenning
 ● heilǫg kenning
 ● heyra kenning [e-rs / af e-m]
 ● kenna kenning
 ● kenning ok lǽrdómr
 ● láta sér verða að kenningu/kenning [e-t]
4) [e-s] [e-u] missionering, prædiken, undervisning, instruktion
5) (om billedsprog i poesi) kenning
6*) ?påmindelse
(Fr def. 7 ‘Kundgjørelse, Erkendelse, Tilstaaelse ...’ “DN. V, 521²⁰, XI, 310⁴, 334¹²” er y. no. (1417, 1450, 1458))

II. (y. isl.)

III. (y. no.)

Forms: kenning (32); kenningar (17); keɴing (10); kenningum (8); kenníng (7); kenningv (6); keɴingar (5); kenningo (4); kenníngar (4); kenninga (3); kenningom (3); kænning (3); keningv (2); kennigkh (2); keningar (2); kienningar (2); keɴinga (2); keningom (2); kenningu (2); keɴning (2); kenníngum (2); keningvm (1); keɴingo (1); ceɴing (1); kennninngum (1); kening (1); kenningh (1); keningu (1); ÷÷÷kening (1); keɴingvm (1); Keɴingar (1); kenningkh (1); kenningvm (1); kænníngar (1); kænningom (1); kenninngv (1); kenningin (1); kænníngum (1); kenníngo (1);

Compounds: á- (1), ein- (2), for- (1), guð·spjalls- (3), handa- (1), ilm- (1), konungs- (1), lífs- (2), með- (5), meðr- (2), postula- (1), sam- (1), sann- (7), sjón- (1), tor- (1), við- (7), viðr- (26)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2; Fr; Hertzb; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (kenna); Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 98; Boer 1927 [ANF 43] 273f; Brodeur 1952 129 ff., 136 ff.; Falk 1889 [ANF 5] 255-261; Faulkes 1994 174-175; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 15; Gurevitsj 1993 [MM 1993] 1ff.; Halvorsen 1959 [KLNM 4] 139; Halvorsen 1959 [KLNM 4] 534; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 476; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 482; Holtsmark 1961 [KLNM 6] 254; Lie 1961 [KLNM 6] 302; Lie 1963 [KLNM 8] 375; Lyngby 1865 28; Magnús M. Lárusson 1963 [KLNM 8] 375; Rasmussen 1956 [KLNM 1] 31; Ross 1991 [TMM 52] 7; von See 1998-2001 [SB 25] 374

Genre. (expected): religious works: 94 (36); historical works: 12 (23); contemporary sagas: 9 (10); learned works: 8 (4); unclassified: 4 (1); legal works: 4 (13); family sagas: 3 (16); romances: 2 (14); charters: 1 (10); þættir: 1 (3);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Maj 2013