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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

nef sb. n. [-s; -, gen. -ja]

I.

1) næsebrusk, næseben (vs. næsebor)
2) næse (i almindelighed)
 ● fǿra brún á nef [við e-t]
 ● hafa nef í eyru [e-m]
 ● kveða staf í nef
 ● liðr á nefi
3) (pars pro toto) person, individ, “næse”
 ● augljóst nef
4) (på fabeldyr/uhyre) snude
5) (på fugle) næb
6) (om den spidse/fremspringende del af en genstand) spids, horn

II. (cogn.)

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Forms: nef (47); nefit (11); nefi (10); næf (4); nefinu (3); næfi (2); nefia (2); nevia (1); nefin (1); nefe (1); nefet (1); næfia (1); nefium (1); nefíum (1); Nef (1); nefs (1); nevi (1); nefí (1);

Compounds: bikar- (1), bríkar- (2), dúfu- (2), eyjar- (1), fugls- (1), hrafns- (2), hrauns- (1), hrúts- (2), járn- (2), kerlingar- (12), klokku- (1), kráku- (5), kúlu- (1), kylli- (1), laugar- (1), leyndar- (1), skeiðar- (6), skógar- (14), stál- (1), steðja- (1), þjófs- (1), ǫl- (3)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin itemNef-, -nef ; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Literature: Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 174; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 136; Kålund 1886 [ANF 3] 174; Steenstrup 1927 [ANF 43] 26-27

Genre. (expected): historical works: 19 (15); family sagas: 18 (10); religious works: 13 (23); legal works: 12 (8); legendary sagas: 11 (4); contemporary sagas: 7 (6); charters: 5 (7); romances: 4 (9); learned works: 1 (3);

Simonetta Battista — Januar 2013