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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

líkneski sb. n. [-s; -]

(cf. líkneskja sb. f.)

I.

1) skikkelse, figur
 ● eftir líkneski [e-rs]
 ● líkneski guðs
2) (om bogstaver) form
3) afbildning, figur, statue, billede
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
4) forestilling, drømmebilllede
5) metafor

II. (y. isl.)

Forms: likneski (90); lykneski (26); likneske (24); lijkneski (23); lẏkneski (18); likneskit (10); licnesci (9); lijknneski (6); likneskium (6); licneske (5); lykneske (5); licnesce (5); líkneski (4); likneskí (3); likneskivm (3); lẏkneske (2); líkneskit (2); lýkneski (2); lijkneske (2); likneskinu (2); liknerski (1); liknesken (1); likneiski (1); liknæskivm (1); licneschit (1); lijneski (1); lyknneski (1); likneskin (1); liknesci (1); licneskid (1); lykneskiumm (1); lẏkneksi (1); lickneski (1); líkneskjum (1); Likneskiur (1); licneskín (1); likneskj (1); liknneske (1); lícneskit (1);

Compounds: altaris- (1), barns- (1), byskupa- (1), djǫfla- (1), dýra- (2), engla- (4), friðar- (1), guðs·móður- (3), guðs·sonar- (1), heim·rams- (1), hǫgg·orms- (1), kalfs- (1), kopar- (1), krists- (1), kvikvenda- (1), látúns- (1), leóna- (1), manna- (2), manns- (2), músa- (1), nauts- (1), orma- (1), oxa- (1), smá- (2), sólar- (5), synða- (1), trinitatis- (2), várrar·frú- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV; Fr; LP; Med lik-, klik- ; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Astås 1993-1994 [CollMed 6] 153; Bø 1956 [KLNM 1] 129 ff.; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 36, 62, 181, 225; Guðbjörg Kristjánsdóttir 2000 164-5, 167, 170, 198, 200; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1919-1929 [SSÍ 5:6] 382; Haraldur Bernharðsson 2004 [Gripla 15] 209; Inga Huld Hákonardóttir 2000 189; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 150; Wallem 1910 40; Ásdís Egilsdóttir 2000 71

Genre. (expected): charters: 164 (19); religious works: 72 (65); romances: 8 (25); historical works: 8 (43); þættir: 4 (5); family sagas: 3 (30); unclassified: 2 (1); learned works: 2 (8); contemporary sagas: 2 (18); legendary sagas: 1 (10);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Juli 2012