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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ljótr, “liost” adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

I.

1) [e-s / á e-t / at e-u / í e-u] (om udseende) grim, afskyelig, hæslig
 ● ljótr ok leiðiligr
2) (om drøm) grufuld, skrækkelig
3) (moralsk) styg, slet, gruelig, lastefuld
 ● ljót hugrenning
 ● ljótr ok leiðiligr

II. (propr. pers.)

Forms: liotr (13); liot (6); liotur (6); liotar (5); liott (4); liotara (4); liotum (3); liotri (3); ljótr (3); liotari (2); liota (2); líotar (2); liotaztar (2); liötar (2); liót (2); ljótazti (1); líott (1); liotan (1); Liotur (1); ljótum (1); líotvm (1); lioto (1); liotazta (1); liótt (1); liótar (1); liotur (1); liotaste (1); Liot (1); liotir (1); líotr (1); liotra (1); liotu (1); liotasta (1); ljóta (1); liotastr (1); líotari (1); liótra (1); liotazter (1);

Compounds: for- (1), gjalfr- (1), liða- (1), munn- (10), nauð- (3), nef- (8), stór- (1), svip- (1), tann- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (jafn) jafnljótr; Fr; Hertzb; Bin -liótr; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4 item jafnljótr; NO item jafnljótr; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Heidermanns 1993 380-381; Males 2006 [CollMed 19] 71; Nordenstreng 1940-1941 [NB 28] 40; Salvesen 1968 62

Genre. (expected): religious works: 39 (21); historical works: 13 (14); romances: 11 (8); family sagas: 10 (9); þættir: 3 (2); learned works: 2 (2); contemporary sagas: 2 (6); legendary sagas: 1 (3); legal works: 1 (7);

Simonetta Battista — December 2017