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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1mǿða sb. f. [-u; -ur]

(cf. mǿði sb. f., mǿði sb. n.)

I.

1) [fyrir e-n] møje, besvær, problemer, ulejlighed
 ● erfiði ok mǿða
 ● starf ok mǿða
2) bekymring, sjælesorg, kvaler
3) træthed, udmattelse
 ● láta mǿðu renna af [e-m]

II. (y. no.)

Forms: mædu (14); mædur (4); mœðu (4); mæðu (3); mędu (3); mæða (3); mødho (2); mæda (2); męðu (2); mœdo (2); męðv (1); mæðv (1); mæður (1); mœðum (1); møðo (1); mœþu (1); mǫðv (1); mædo (1); mœdv (1); mædan (1);

Compounds: far- (1), fram·kvǽmðar- (1), viðr- (1)

Gloss.: EJ ¹mœða; ClV -æ-; Fr; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (¹mæða); Bl -æ-

Literature: Berulfsen 1940 [MM 1940] 17-21; Hægstad 1915 79; Hægstad 1916 178; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 215

Genre. (expected): religious works: 23 (13); contemporary sagas: 8 (3); romances: 6 (5); charters: 5 (4); unclassified: 2 (0); legendary sagas: 2 (2); þættir: 1 (1); historical works: 1 (8); legal works: 1 (5);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — Juli 2013