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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1benda vb. [-nd-]

A.

 ● benda boga sætte streng i bue, spænde bue ‖ string (one’s) bow, draw a bow
2) [e-t/e-n] [um e-t] bøje (ngt/ngn) (hen over ngt) ‖ bend (sth./sby) (over sth.)
 ● benda sverð um kné sér lægge/holde sværd (krummet?) over knæene ‖ place/hold a sword (bent?) across one’s knees

B. benda + præp./adv.

upp: benda upp

 ● benda upp boga sætte streng i bue, spænde bue ‖ string (one’s) bow, draw a bow

C. bendask

1) bøjes (ned), bøje sig ‖ stoop
2) bøjes, få buler ‖ be bent, become indented

Forms: bendir (8); benda (5); bendr (4); bendi (3); bendist (2); bændi (1); benti (1); bendizt (1); bendanda (1); bennd (1); benndi (1); bender (1); bendazt (1); bendu (1); bent (1); bendur (1); bentust (1); bennder (1); bendiz (1); bendum (1);

Compounds: frið- (2), múl- (2), ný- (1), rá- (1)

Gloss.: EJ ²benda; ClV ³benda; Fr ¹benda; Anm; Rím; LP ¹benda; AJ ²benda; deVr ²benda; Fr4 ¹benda; NO ²benda; ÁBlM (¹benda sb.f.); Bl ²benda

Literature: Björn Bjarnason 1905 60; Falk 1914 94, 148

Genre. (expected): romances: 12 (4); legendary sagas: 8 (2); religious works: 8 (10); family sagas: 4 (5); þættir: 2 (1); legal works: 1 (4); learned works: 1 (1); charters: 1 (3);