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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ribbaldi, rif-, “-illd-” sb. m. [-a; -ar]

cf. Lind 1927-1928 [APS 2] 51-52

1) oprørsk/stridbar person, (omstrejfende) voldsmand, røver, bandit
2) (pl. ribbaldar) “ribbaldere” (øgenavn for medlemmer af norsk oprørsgruppe)

Forms: ribballda (8); ribballdar (6); rifballdi (3); ribbolldum (2); ribbalda (2); ribuldum (1); ribballdvm (1); Ribballdar (1); ribballdi (1); ribbaldi (1); ribballdinn (1); ribballdann (1); Ribboldum (1); Ribbilldar (1); Ribbaldar (1);

Compounds: klerka- (4)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr item rifbaldi; Hertzb; Fischer; deVr; NO item rifbaldi; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Astås 1985 [Opusc 8] 130; Kalinke 2009 [ScriptIsl 59] 14; Lind 1927-1928 [APS 2] 51; Tveitane 1968 145; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 121, 137

Genre. (expected): religious works: 14 (8); romances: 5 (3); historical works: 4 (5); legendary sagas: 4 (1); legal works: 2 (3); contemporary sagas: 1 (2); charters: 1 (2);

Simonetta Battista — April 2013