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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bana·maðr sb. m. [acc. ·mann; ·menn]

I.

1) [e-rs] banemand, drabsmand ‖ killer, slayer
2) [e-rs] bøddel ‖ executioner

II. (cogn.)

cf. simplex maðr (1289)

Forms: banamaðr (7); bana maðr (4); bana madr (2); banamadr (2); bana-maðr (1); bana mann (1); banamadur (1); banamænn (1); bana maþr (1); banamonnum (1);

Compounds: ráð- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (bani); ClV (bani); Fr; Hertzb; Bin; Fr4; NO; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 6 (6); historical works: 6 (4); legendary sagas: 3 (1); legal works: 2 (2); learned works: 2 (1); þættir: 1 (0); family sagas: 1 (3);