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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

leikari sb. m. [-a; -ar]

(cf. leikeri sb. m., leiki sb. m.)

1) musiker, spillemand, gøgler

cf. Seip 1965 [KLNM 10] 462-464

2*) (for leikr sb. m., cf. ed. emend.)

Forms: leikarar (15); leikari (9); leikara (4); Leikarar (3); leikarum (3); leicarar (3); leikare (2); leíkari (1); leikaranum (1); læikara (1); læikꝍrum (1); leicara (1); læikarann (1); læicara (1); leikarvm (1);

Compounds: fim- (1), sǫngva- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Rím; LP; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bugge 1905 63-64; Hamre 1961 [KLNM 6] 630; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 294; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 43; Seip 1955 56, 58, 207; Seip 1959 [KLNM 4] 164; Seip 1965 [KLNM 10] 462 ff.

Genre. (expected): religious works: 18 (12); romances: 15 (5); legendary sagas: 7 (2); historical works: 4 (8); legal works: 2 (4); learned works: 1 (1);

Simonetta Battista — April 2012