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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

af·eyringr sb. m. [; -ar]

(cf. alstýfingr sb. m.)

1) dyr som har fået ørerne skåret af (som ejermærke el. for at fjerne ejermærket) ‖ animal that has had its ears cut off (as mark of ownership or in order to remove an earmark)
2) person som har fået ørerne skåret af ‖ person that has had his ears cut off

cf. simplex -eyringr (0)

Forms: af eyringa (2); afeyringar (1);

Gloss.: ClV; Fr; NO; Bl

Literature: Ingimar K. Helgason 1997 63-65; Magnús M. Lárusson 1958 [KLNM 3] 544-545

Genre. (expected): contemporary sagas: 2 (0); family sagas: 1 (0);