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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

leiði, “leþ-” sb. n. [-s]

I.

1) medvind, gunstig vind, vind (på havet)
 ● gefr (...) leiði [e-m]
2) farbar vej
 ● fritt leiði

cf. da. “frit lejde”

3) grav, gravsted

II. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: leidi (26); leiði (20); leiþi (5); læiði (4); leide (4); leiðit (3); leiðis (2); leiþes (2); leiðissins (2); Læiði (1); Leidid (1); leidiss (1); læiðiss (1); leidit (1); læiðe (1); leþi (1); leiðesens (1); leíði (1); leiþet (1); leiðum (1);

Compounds: bón- (1), farar- (2), forn·manna- (1), gagn- (4), haf- (1), lang- (2), mark- (4), rétt- (2), skipa- (2), stór- (1), sunda- (1), tor- (13), út- (5), vǫlu- (1), þjóð- (1), skip- (2), byr- (18), róðrar- (7)

Gloss.: EJ ²˜³leiði; ClV; Fr; Rím ¹˜²leiði; LP ²˜³leiði; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ²˜³leiði; Bl

Literature: Falk 1913 9; Sturtevant 1934 [JEGP 33] 93

Genre. (expected): religious works: 44 (21); historical works: 16 (13); romances: 9 (8); legendary sagas: 5 (3); contemporary sagas: 3 (6); þættir: 1 (2); charters: 1 (6);

Simonetta Battista — Marts 2012