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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

batna vb. [-að-]

A.

1) [e-t] forbedre ‖ improve
2) [við e-t / af e-u] [e-s / at e-u] blive bedre (ved/pga. ngt) (i henseende til ngt) ‖ become better (by virtue of sth.) (with respect to sth.)
 ● ‖ impers.: batnar [e-m / með e-jum] [um e-t / í e-u] (ngt) bliver bedre, (ngn) får det bedre, (ngns forhold) bliver bedre ‖ (sth.) improves, (sth./sby) gets better, (a relationship) improves (between people)
 ● ‖ præs. part.: batnandi [e-s] i udvikling (mht. ngt) ‖ developing (with regard to sth.)
3) [e-m] (om helbred/sygdom) bedres ‖ (of health/illness) become better
4) (mht. helbred) få det bedre, helbredes ‖ (with respect to health) get better, be cured
 ● ‖ impers.: batnar [e-m/e-u] [?e-t] [e-s / af e-u] [við ■] (ngn/ngt) får det bedre (mht. ngt), (ngn/ngt) helbredes (for ngt) (ved ngt) ‖ (sby) recovers (with respect to sth.), (sby) is cured (of sth.) (by way of sth.)
5) [fyrir e-t / við e-t] forbedres (personligt), forbedre sin livsførelse ‖ better one’s way of life, improve one’s (personal) conduct

til: batna til

 ● ‖ impers.: batnar til [!] (ngn) får det bedre, (ngn) helbredes ‖ (sby) gets better, (sby) recovers

um: batna um

 ● ‖ impers.: batnar um [!] (ngt) forbedres, (ngt) bliver bedre, (det) hjælper ‖ (sth.) improves, (sth.) gets better

Forms: batna (42); batnar (35); batnaði (15); batnadi (10); batnat (6); batni (5); batnaþe (3); batnaðe (3); batne (3); batnandi (3); bathne (2); bathnadi (1); batnað (1); batnad (1); batnne (1); battna (1); batnaþi (1); batnade (1); bǫtnuðu (1); battnar (1); batnom (1); batnim (1); batthna (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2 batnandi; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; Med; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Genre. (expected): religious works: 39 (37); romances: 20 (14); family sagas: 20 (17); contemporary sagas: 17 (10); historical works: 14 (24); legal works: 12 (13); legendary sagas: 6 (6); þættir: 5 (3); charters: 4 (11); learned works: 2 (4);