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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1ben sb. f. [-jar, dat. -; -jar , gen. -a(var. EiðKrC 402¹³: AM 77 4°ˣ “D”)]

(cf. ben sb. n.)

1) sår, blødende sår ‖ wound, bleeding wound, blood-wound
2) dødeligt sår, banesår ‖ mortal wound
3) (kirurgisk) snit ‖ (surgical) incision

Forms: ben (27); benjum (8); beniom (7); beniar (5); benia (3); bæn (3); benjar (2); benium (1); benivm (1); beninni (1); benina (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr ¹ben; Hertzb; LP f./n. ; AJ; deVr f. & n.; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Literature: Bjorvand 1994 73, 92; Kaiser 1998 93; Maurer 1910 758-759

Genre. (expected): legal works: 33 (6); family sagas: 17 (7); learned works: 2 (2); religious works: 2 (16); legendary sagas: 1 (2); charters: 1 (5); romances: 1 (6); historical works: 1 (10); contemporary sagas: 1 (4);