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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2sax sb. n. [-; *-]

(cf. sax sb. f.)

I.

1) én- el. tveægget sværd, sværdklinge

cf. Falk 1914 9-14

 ● bregða saxi
 ● leggja saxi [á e-m / á meðal e-ra]
2) (pl. sǫx) saks
3) ophøjet del af skibsræling/skibsside ved for- og bagstavn

cf. Falk 1912 54; Hjärne 1929-1930 100-102

II. (cogn.)

Forms: sax (14); saxit (10); saxinu (7); saxi (3); soxum (2); saxít (2); soxen (2); sỏx (1); saxínu (1); sáxi (1); sꜹx (1); sǫxín (1); sỏxvm (1); saxens (1); söxin (1); sauxin (1); sauxum (1); saxí (1); sǫxunum (1); saxet (1); saux (1); sꜹxin (1); sỏxínn (1); sǫxin (1); saxe (1); sǫxum (1);

Compounds: agn- (2), arn- (1), ekki- (5), hand- (19), hefti- (1), hǫgg- (1), mála- (1), man- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin; Rím; LP ¹˜²sax; deVr item pl.; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bjorvand 1994 24, 30; Björn Bjarnason 1905 43; Liestøl 1972 [KLNM 17] 512-515; Sørensen 1980 73

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 16 (7); historical works: 14 (10); religious works: 11 (15); contemporary sagas: 9 (4); romances: 4 (6); legal works: 2 (5); legendary sagas: 2 (2); þættir: 1 (1);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — August 2013