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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

baun sb. f. [-ar; -ir]

1) bønne ‖ bean
2) (om ngt værdiløst, cf. “det er ikke en bønne værd” ‖ of sth. valueless, cf. “not worth a bean”)

Forms: baunir (11); baun (8); baunum (2); bauner (1); bꜹn (1); Biaun (1); boner (1); Baunir (1); baunn (1); baunar (1); bávn (1); bavner (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr item baunn m.; Hertzb; Anm baunn m.; Rím; Med; deVr; Fr4 item baunn m.; NO; ÁBlM; Bl; WPA

Literature: Lange 1961 [KLNM 6] 523-524

Genre. (expected): religious works: 19 (8); legal works: 4 (3); romances: 3 (3); unclassified: 1 (0); contemporary sagas: 1 (2); learned works: 1 (1); charters: 1 (2);