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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

sumar, “sumb-”, “sump-” sb. n. [-s; sumur/sumar]

I.

1) sommer, sommerhalvår, sommerperiode

cf. Magnús M. Lárusson 1960 [KLNM 5] 138-140

   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● í sumar
 ● mitt sumar
 ● um/of sumarit
 ● um sumrum

cf. um præp. II. B

2) (astron.) årstiden sommer, sommerkvartal (fra ‘fardagar’ til efterårsjævndøgn)
3) (om tidsregning)

II. (cogn.)

III. (y. no.)

IV. (poet.)

Forms: sumar (46); sumor (13); svmar (9); sumri (9); sumars (7); svmri (6); sumrum (5); svmarit (5); somaret (4); sumarit (4); sumre (3); Sumar (3); svmars (2); sumbri (2); sumaret (2); Svmar (2); sumbrum (1); sumpri (1); summre (1); sumur (1); sumʀi (1); somareth (1); somar (1);

Compounds: brennu- (1), býsna- (3), fár- (2), gras·leysis- (1), gras·leysu- (6), gras- (1), grjót·flaugar- (1), há- (4), hey·bjargar- (2), mann·dauða- (1), mið- (24), ó·fara- (3), rotu- (2), sand- (1), skjalda- (1), sǽtta- (1), víga- (1), vǽtu- (3), þerri·leysu- (3), þoku- (1), þrǽtu- (1), þurrku- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin; LP; Med; AH; deVr; Fr4 item: somar; NO; ÁBlM

Literature: Seip 1955 184, 268

Genre. (expected): historical works: 49 (22); religious works: 24 (34); family sagas: 23 (15); charters: 9 (10); legal works: 8 (12); learned works: 6 (4); contemporary sagas: 5 (9); legendary sagas: 2 (5); romances: 2 (13); unclassified: 1 (0);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — August 2014