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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

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

I.

1) præsteviet (gejstlig) person, præst, kirkefader
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
2) hedensk præst

II. (cogn.)

III. (y. isl.)

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Forms: prestr (39); prest (19); prestar (12); prestz (10); presta (9); presti (8); prestur (8); prestens (5); Prestar (4); Prestr (4); preste (3); (3); presti (2); prestrinn (2); Prest (2); prez (2); prestinvm (2); prestenom (1); prests (1); prestnum (1); prestumm (1); prestinum (1); prestinom (1); præster (1); prester (1); presturinn (1); ÷÷÷prests (1);

Compounds: at·setu- (2), aura- (1), borð- (1), bú- (3), bǿjar- (2), dándi- (1), djǫfuls- (1), eignar- (1), erki- (21), fara- (1), fjórðungs- (1), for- (1), fylkis- (10), fyrir·sǫngs- (1), half- (1), heima- (6), heimilis- (11), heraðs- (2), hirð- (16), hof- (18), hrossa- (1), hǿgendis- (4), hǫfuð- (22), ill·girndar- (1), kapellu- (9), kirkju- (23), klaustra- (1), kór- (1), latínu- (1), leigu- (13), lýð- (1), lygi- (1), lǫg·heimilis- (1), messu- (3), ó·maga- (2), pata- (1), penninga- (1), ráðs- (2), ríkis- (1), sálu- (1), setu- (3), skip- (1), skips- (1), skrifta- (1), skriftar- (1), sóknar- (15), spítals- (1), staðar- (2), sǫng- (2), undir- (1), veraldar- (2), villu- (2), þinga- (21), ǫlmusu- (4)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4; Fischer; Bin item Prest-, -prest, pretr; LP; Med; AH; deVr; Fr4 item pretr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Gjøstein 1934 [ANF 50] 92, 93; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 116, 142, 146, 180 etc.; Hamre 1959 [KLNM 4] 118; Hamre 1961 [KLNM 6] 510; Hægstad 1915 73, 78-79; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Magnús M. Lárusson 1961 [KLNM 6] 511-512; Seip 1955 82, 139, 188, 209, 244 etc.; Sturtevant 1946-1947 [SS 19] 215; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 42, 106, 150

Genre. (expected): contemporary sagas: 34 (10); religious works: 33 (37); legal works: 24 (13); historical works: 22 (24); charters: 13 (11); family sagas: 7 (17); romances: 5 (15); unclassified: 4 (1); þættir: 2 (3);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — December 2013