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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

kjǫftr, keftr, keyftr, kjaftr sb. m. [dat. kjafti; kjaftar]

I.

1) (item pl. kjaftar) mund, gab, flab
 ● gapandi kjǫftr/kjaftar
2) over- el. underkæbe på dyr
 ● neðri/efri kjǫftr

II. (cogn.)

III. (proprial.)

   ‖  (propr. comp.):

IV. (poet.)

Forms: kiaptinum (4); kept (4); keypt (4); kioptum (4); kiapt (3); keptrinn (3); kjöptunum (3); kiapta (3); kiaptana (2); kjaptrinn (2); kioptr (2); keptr (2); kiaptinn (2); kioptinn (1); keptinn (1); kjafta (1); kiefta (1); kiaptt (1); keptinom (1); kiaffti (1); kjaptr (1); kiaptrin (1); kjaptana (1); kiaftinum (1); keft (1); kioftunum (1); kjaptinn (1); kiapturin (1); kiaftana (1); kiaptin (1); kjaptinum (1); kjapt (1);

Compounds: fjarðar- (2), harð- (3), hel·vítis- (1), ljóðar- (1), ó·vina- (2), slefu- (1), ulfs- (3), þjófs- (2)

Gloss.: EJ (kjaptr) -pt-, item keyptr, keptr; ClV (kjaptr) -pt-, item keptr; Suppl2 keftr ; Fr item keptr, keyptr, kjaptr; Suppl4 -jo-; Bin Keptr, -keptr, -kiõptr ; Rím kjaptr; LP -pt- ; deVr (kjapta) kjaptr, item keptr ; Fr4 keptr, keyptr, -kjaptr, kjõptr, køptr; NO keptr, kjaptr, kjõptr, køptr ; ÁBlM (kjaftur) #kjõptr, item keyptr ; Bl kjaftur

Literature: Beckman 1915 [MM 1915] 204; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 102; Hovda 1944 [MM 1944] 20

Genre. (expected): romances: 19 (6); historical works: 11 (10); religious works: 8 (15); legendary sagas: 7 (2); learned works: 7 (2); family sagas: 2 (7); legal works: 1 (5); þættir: 1 (1); contemporary sagas: 1 (4);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Februar 2013