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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1bára sb. f. [-u; -ur]

I.

1) bølge (item fig.), bølgegang, ?brænding ‖ wave (item fig.), heavy sea, ?breaking waves
 ● (í) bylgjum ok bárum
 ● (sigla) milli skers ok báru (fig.) (sejle) mellem skær og brænding (ɔ: styre mellem Scylla og Charybdis) ‖ (fig.) (sail) between skerry and breaker (ɔ: steer between Scylla and Charybdis)
2) (riflet?) skorpe (på ost) ‖ (corrugated?) rind (of a cheese)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: barur (4); baror (3); bárur (3); báro (2); barum (2); baru (2); baarum (2); barv (2); báru (2); bro (1); Bara (1); bärv (1); barỏr (1); bara (1); bárurnar (1); bärur (1); bárum (1); baro (1); Báru (1); bááru (1); bárunni (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Bin Báru-; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item -bára; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Perkins 1974-1977 [SB 19] 232-235

Genre. (expected): religious works: 9 (9); historical works: 7 (6); contemporary sagas: 5 (2); romances: 4 (3); family sagas: 3 (4); legendary sagas: 3 (1); þættir: 2 (1); learned works: 1 (1);