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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ormr sb. m. [-s, dat. -i; -ar]

I.

1) orm, slange, ?øgle
2) drage (fabeldyr)

II. (cogn.)

III. (proprial.)

(om skib)

IV. (proprial.)

(om stjernebilledet Dragen, lat. Draco)

V. (proprial.)

(om stjernebilledet Slangen, lat. Serpens)

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Forms: ormr (18); ormar (14); orms (8); ormrinn (7); orminvm (5); ormum (4); ormsins (4); orm (4); orminn (3); ormiɴ (3); Ormr (3); orma (3); Orminum (3); ormin (2); orminum (2); ormi (2); ormarnir (2); ormanna (1); Ormar (1); ormí (1); Orm (1); ormr (1); ormr (1); orms (1); ormunum (1); Ormrinn (1); Orminvm (1); ormme (1); Orminn (1); ormurinn (1); orme (1); Ormin (1); ormrin (1); (1); ormmar (1);

Compounds: eir- (6), eitr- (23), flug- (2), gull- (3), hel·vítis- (2), hǫgg- (34), karl- (2), kven- (1), lang- (1), lind- (1), linn- (1), lyng- (10), mið·garðar- (1), mið·garðs- (4), ref- (3), skán- (1), skrið- (1), spól- (5), vatn- (5)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin -ormr, Ormr í auga; Rím; LP; Med; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Acker 2012 [VMS 8] passim; Benedikt Gröndal 1869 [ANOH 1869] 230, 239-240; Bugge 1905 202-203; Finlay 2014 [ScriptIsl 65] 119-124; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 177; Holtsmark 1961 [KLNM 6] 586; Holtsmark 1968 [KLNM 13] 1-4; Karsten 1906 [ANF 22] 175f; Lindblad 1952 182; Marstrander 1915 43-44; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1944 169; Seip 1955 139, 188; Simek 1982 141-142; Skårup 1991 [Opusc 9] 96; Skårup 1991 [Opusc 9] 97

Genre. (expected): religious works: 29 (27); historical works: 26 (18); romances: 19 (11); learned works: 18 (3); contemporary sagas: 5 (8); legendary sagas: 4 (4); family sagas: 3 (12); unclassified: 1 (0);

Simonetta Battista — Februar 2014