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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

rauf sb. f. [; -ar]

1) åbning, hul, sprække, revne, rift, flænge, hak
2) (om himlens sluser)
3) (om hullet klæde) laser, pjalter
4) hule
5) kløft

Forms: rauf (22); raufar (8); ravf (4); raufinni (2); ravfar (2); rꜹfar (1); raufin (1); Rauf (1); Raufar (1); rauvar (1); raufum (1); ráuf (1); raufuar (1);

Compounds: bak- (2), enda·þarms- (5), fjǫtra- (1), fjǫtrar- (1), golf·þilis- (1), himin- (3), hjalm- (3), kinnar- (2), lungna- (1), nafars- (1), nasa- (1), nasar- (2), nas- (8)

Gloss.: EJ ²rauf; ClV ¹rauf; Fr; Hertzb; Bin -rauf ; LP; Med; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bjorvand 1994 110, 159; Lindroth 1941 (Gotland) 114 n. 2; Seip 1955 145, 266

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 11 (6); religious works: 10 (12); historical works: 6 (8); contemporary sagas: 5 (3); legal works: 4 (4); romances: 3 (5); legendary sagas: 3 (2); charters: 2 (4); learned works: 2 (1);

Aldís Sigurðardóttir — Juni 2013