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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

líki sb. n. [-s; dat. -jum]

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1) [e-s] skikkelse, form ‖ shape, figure
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● bregða sér í líki, bregðask í líki [e-s]
 ● bregða á sik líki [e-rs]
 ● með heilu líki
 ● skifta líkjum [á sér]
2) legeme ‖ body
3) lig ‖ dead body, corpse

Forms: liki (12); líki (2); likium (2); líkisins (1); lice (1); likes (1); likiom (1); like (1); líkjum (1); likisins (1);

Compounds: arnar- (2), barns- (1), bog·manna- (1), bog·manns- (2), dreka- (7), dúfna- (1), dúfu- (21), dýra- (1), eitr·orms- (1), elds- (2), engla- (1), fer- (9), flug·dreka- (2), galtar- (3), griðungs- (1), hafrs- (1), hjartar- (1), hnotar- (1), hrúts- (2), hunda- (1), hunds- (1), hval- (1), hvals- (4), hǽr- (1), konu- (3), kvígu- (1), lax- (2), leóns- (2), manna- (3), manns- (9), merar- (1), orms- (2), otrs- (1), oxa- (4), sela- (1), skýs- (1), svǫlu- (1), tungna- (2), varg- (1), vargs- (4), villi·galtar- (2), vǫlu- (1), þrǽls- (1), øxna- (3)

Gloss.: EJ ²líki; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Literature: Helgi Sk. Kjartansson 2013 [Saga 51:2] 157-161

Genre. (expected): religious works: 11 (6); historical works: 6 (4); romances: 2 (2); learned works: 2 (1); legal works: 1 (2); contemporary sagas: 1 (2);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Maj 2012