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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

baugr sb. m. [dat. -i/-; -ar]

I.

1) ring, armring ‖ ring, armring
2) (om hellig ring opbevaret i hedensk tempel (‘hǫfuðhof’) ‖ of a sacred ring kept in a heathen temple)
 ● vinna eið at baugi
3) (om mandebod) ring, (en særlig type) frændebøde, bod udredt af drabsmandens slægtninge på mandssiden (el. af drabsmanden) til den dræbtes slægtninge på mandssiden (inddelt i kategorier, forskellige i forh. til grad af slægtskab, cf. mesti/minnsti baugr) ‖ (wergild) ring, compensation payment from the killer’s relatives in the male line (or from the killer) to the victim’s corresponding relatives in the male line (divided into categories, varying in accordance with the nature of the kinship)
4) [e-m] [fyrir e-t] (spec. om bøde til kongen på 12 øre ‖ spec. of a 12-ounce fine to the king)
 ● fella baug lade bøde bortfalde ‖ allow a fine to lapse
 ● sekja sik baugi, sekjask baugi [við e-n] pådrage sig bøde ‖ incur a fine
 ● sekr baugi/baugum [við e-n] skyldig at betale bøde ‖ under penalty to pay a fine
5)
 ● eiga þann/... (sc. kost?) á baugi have som sit vilkår ‖ have in store
 ● sá (sc. kostr?) er/... á baugi det er vilkåret (for ngn) ‖ that is in store (for sby)
6) ?ring til at bore med, ?navbor, ?fiskekrog (cf. ClV def. II.3 & Fr def. 4) ‖ ?ring with which to bore a hole, ?auger, ?fish-hook
7) (på skjold) (bemalet) rand, ?central ring/cirkel (~ nav i hjul) ‖ (on a shield) (painted) border, ?central ring/circle (~ the hub of a wheel)
8) ?(ringformet) krumning (på vandløb) ‖ ?(ring-shaped) bend (in a river)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: baugi (21); bauge (14); baug (11); bauga (7); baugar (6); baugum (4); baugr (3); Baugr (3); bavge (2); bavgr (2); báuge (2); Baugur (1); Baug (1); bavginom (1); bavginn (1); bꜹg (1); baughe (1); bavgæ (1); bavgenom (1); bavgiɴ (1); batig (1); bꜹginn (1); bavgi (1); bavg (1);

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; Bin; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item -baugr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Einar Arnórsson 1951 41-65; Falk 1914 140-141; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 68; Gunnar Karlsson, Kristján Sveinsson & Mörður Árnason 1992 514; Halldór Halldórsson 1960 [ÍT 2] 7-25; Halldór Halldórsson 1991 49-50; Lúðvík Ingvarsson 1970 175-248; Magnús M. Lárusson 1966 [KLNM 11] 335-337; Seip 1957 [KLNM 2] 533-534

Genre. (expected): legal works: 59 (8); learned works: 6 (3); family sagas: 6 (11); religious works: 5 (23); historical works: 4 (15); þættir: 3 (2); charters: 2 (7); romances: 1 (9); legendary sagas: 1 (4); contemporary sagas: 1 (6);