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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bast sb. n. [; dat. -um]

I.

1) bark (egtl.: hinden mellem bark og ved, cf. def. 2) ‖ bark (lit.: the tissue between the bark and the timber)
2) bast, bastbånd ‖ cord or string made of bast
 ● bleikr sem bast

II. (cogn.)

Forms: bast (14); bastum (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Granlund 1956 [KLNM 1] 380-381; Halldór Halldórsson 1991 49; Wolf 2005 [Gripla 16] 255

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