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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

nunna sb. f. [-u; -ur]

I.

nonne, eneboerske, kvindelig eremit, ‘reclusa’ (cf. Magnús M. Lárusson 1959 [KLNM 4] 6-7)
 ● vígja til nunnu [e-a]

II. (y. isl.)

Forms: nunna (7); nunnur (6); nunnu (5); nvnna (4); nunnvr (1); nunno (1); nunnum (1); nunnan (1); nonnurnar (1); Nuɴa (1); muɴo (1); nvnnv (1); nvɴv (1); nuɴor (1); nuɴo (1);

Compounds: klaustr- (1), mey- (5)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 151, 241; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Inga Huld Hákonardóttir 2000 225-8; Kahle 1905 [ASB 11] 103; Magnús M. Lárusson 1959 [KLNM 4] 7; Seip 1955 82, 209; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 150

Genre. (expected): religious works: 10 (8); contemporary sagas: 8 (2); legal works: 8 (3); romances: 2 (3); historical works: 2 (6); unclassified: 1 (0); charters: 1 (2); family sagas: 1 (4);

Simonetta Battista — Februar 2013