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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

kvinna sb. f. [-u; -ur]

(formmæssigt ambig. exx redig. under kona sb. f.; cf. item kvenna sb. f.)

I.

1) kvinde
2) ægtehustru
3) elskerinde, frille

II. (y. isl.)

III. (y. no.)

Forms: kuinnu (15); kuinna (15); kuinnur (5); kuinnum (5); qvinna (5); kvinnu (4); quinna (3); qvinnv (3); kvinnv (3); kuinur (2); kuinnrnar (2); kuinnan (2); kuínna (1); kwinnur (1); quinnu (1); kvinnan (1); kuinnvrnar (1); kuynu (1); quinno (1); kvinna (1); kvinnuna (1); kuinnr (1); kwinna (1); kuina (1); kuinnurnar (1); kuynan (1); quina (1); kuinnor (1); kuinr (1); kuinno (1);

Compounds: al·mennings- (2), bakara- (2), dándi- (9), dáni- (1), eigin- (6), lausa- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClVSuppl; Suppl1; Suppl2; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Hægstad 1915 68; Hægstad 1916 127; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 42

Genre. (expected): religious works: 37 (21); charters: 18 (6); romances: 12 (8); unclassified: 7 (0); family sagas: 3 (9); historical works: 3 (14); legendary sagas: 1 (3); learned works: 1 (2);

Aldís Sigurðardóttir — September 2012