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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1kýr sb. f. [kýr, dat. kú; kýr]

(cf. kýr sb. n.)

I.

1) ko
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
2) (ko i den nordiske mytologi)
3) (ko som regneenhed/betalingsmiddel)

II. (cogn.)

III. (y. no.)

.

Forms: kyr (31); kýr (8); ku (7); kyrr (4); kunni (3); kua (2); kẏr (2); kv́ (2); kv (1); kunne (1); kuus (1); kyyr (1); kwm (1); kyren (1); cyr (1); kva (1); kúa (1); (1); kw (1); kuom (1); kyrin (1); (1);

Compounds: bǿna·hald- (1), bǿna·halds- (1), bǿn·hús- (1), gamal- (1), geld- (1), haust- (1), kirkju- (3), kross- (2), láns- (1), leigu- (6), mál·nytu- (1), meðal- (2), mjolka- (1), mjolk- (1), tjóðr- (3), vár- (2), þrǽtu- (1)

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

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 70, 258, 263; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 101, 105; Grøtvedt 1939 122; Grøtvedt 1954 [MM 1954] 62; Holtsmark 1961 [KLNM 6] 257; Hægstad 1916 178; Seip 1955 151, 269, 304; Seip 1955 188, 245, 269, 304; van Hamel 1927-1928 [APS 2] 31-42

Genre. (expected): charters: 27 (5); historical works: 12 (12); contemporary sagas: 9 (5); religious works: 7 (19); legal works: 7 (7); learned works: 5 (2); family sagas: 4 (8); unclassified: 2 (0);

Aldís Sigurðardóttir — September 2012