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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1mǫrk sb. f. [merkr, dat. -u/-; merkr/markir]

I.

1) skov, skovegn, (åben) mark, vildmark, vildnis
 ● fella mǫrk
 ● ryðja mǫrk
2) ørken (~ eyðimǫrk sb. f.)
3) (om grænselandet mellem Norge og Sverige)
4) (om Finnmarken)

II. (y. no.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: markir (20); merkr (20); mork (11); morkinni (7); morku (6); morkina (6); mörk (6); marker (4); Markir (3); mỏrk (3); mǫrkinni (3); marka (3); morkena (2); merkrinnar (2); mǫrk (2); morc (2); mercr (2); morkenne (2); mꜹrk (1); merkrínnar (1); marcir (1); markirnar (1); mørkinne (1); markene (1); mǫrkina (1); merkur (1); morco (1); maurkinni (1); maurckina (1); Morkinni (1); merckvr (1); maurck (1); mǫrkína (1); morck (1); morkum (1); maurk (1); mörkum (1); mörcu (1); morcum (1); mǫrkum (1); mörkina (1); morkiɴɴe (1); merckr (1); mꜹrkvm (1);

Compounds: al·mennings- (1), endi- (1), eyði- (85), eyð- (1), gildru- (1), hag- (3), jarðar- (2), lyng·rifa- (1), megin- (1), rak- (1), rétt·sýnis- (1), stór- (2), tak- (3), veiði- (6), villi- (6), þykkva- (3)

Gloss.: EJ ¹mörk; ClV ²mörk ; Fr ¹mörk; Hertzb ¹mörk; Bin -mõrk ; Rím ²mõrk; LP ¹mõrk; Med ¹mork; WN item: mark; AH ¹mork; deVr ²mõrk; Fr4 ¹mõrk; NO ¹mörk, Markir; ÁBlM (¹mörk) ; BL ²mörk

Literature: Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 58; Bjorvand 1994 80, 158; Frimannslund 1975 [KLNM 19] 383-384; Hægstad 1902 11, 17; Jakob Benediktsson 1966 [KLNM 11] 419 f.; Marstrander 1915 74; Mundal 1997 [NBerg 14] 40; Seip 1955 33; Stemshaug 1982 [ANF 97] 161; Taranger 1913 172

Genre. (expected): historical works: 48 (22); religious works: 19 (34); romances: 19 (13); legal works: 13 (12); legendary sagas: 12 (5); family sagas: 10 (15); learned works: 3 (4); charters: 3 (10); contemporary sagas: 1 (9); þættir: 1 (3); unclassified: 1 (0);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — August 2013