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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

klerkr sb. m. [-s dat. -/-i; -ar, acc. -a/-u]

I.

1) klerk, præsteviet embedsmand af lav rang (præsteorden), hjælpepræst

cf. Magnús M. Lárusson 1965 [KLNM 10] 616-617

2) (om studerende til kirkelig tjeneste) discipel
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
3) lærd mand/kvinde
 ● hinn bezti/mesti klerkr
 ● dýrr klerkr
 ● klerkr góðr [á e-t]
4) skriver, notar
5*) ?(transl af lat. clerus: landstykke, græsgang)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: klerkr (44); klerk (32); klerkar (23); klerka (18); klærkr (6); klerkur (6); klærkar (5); klerkum (4); klercr (3); klerkvr (2); klerkumm (2); klercka (1); klærks (1); klerker (1); klerkarn▹er◃ (1); klærkum (1); klerks (1); clerca (1); klærka (1); klercar (1); klærker (1); klerca (1); clærcs (1); klercvm (1); clercum (1); klersk (1); Clerkurenn (1); clercar (1); klærcinn (1); klerku (1); clercr (1); klærcr (1); clerc (1); Klerkinum (1); klerkom (1); klercs (1);

Compounds: borð- (1), for·messu- (1), heima- (1), herbergis- (2), hrein·lífa- (1), hǫfuð- (1), ill·gerða- (1), kommúns- (1), konungs- (4), latínu- (4), skóla- (21), trúnaðar- (1), veraldar- (4), yfir- (2), þjónustu- (3), þrǽtu- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Bin; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Gjerløw 1963 [KLNM 8] 351; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 176-8, 208; Hamre 1963 [KLNM 8] 256; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Magnús M. Lárusson 1965 [KLNM 10] 616; Rosén 1959 [KLNM 4] 676; Seip 1955 139, 210; Vannebo 1994 [MM 1994] 16, 18

Genre. (expected): religious works: 48 (44); contemporary sagas: 38 (12); historical works: 30 (29); legal works: 20 (16); charters: 15 (13); romances: 14 (17); þættir: 3 (4); learned works: 1 (5); legendary sagas: 1 (7);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Marts 2013