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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bending sb. f. [dat. -u/-; -ar]

1) [e-m] tegn, håndbevægelse, bevægelse ‖ sign, gesticulation, movement
2) udtryk, tilkendegivelse, signal, anvisning, påmindelse ‖ expression, manifestation, demonstration, signal, instruction, admonition
3) [e-s] tegn, varsel (om ngt) ‖ sign, portent (of sth.), omen
4) ?symbol, (magisk) tegn ‖ ?token, (magic) sign

Forms: bending (8); bendingu (6); bendingar (5); bendingum (5); bænding (2); bendingo (2); benndingar (1); bendíng (1); bendingv (1); beɴdingo (1); b▹endi◃ng (1); Bennding (1); bendding (1); bændingum (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVSuppl; Fr; Hertzb; LP; AH; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (²benda); Bl

Literature: Bjarni Guðnason 1993 69

Genre. (expected): religious works: 15 (10); historical works: 11 (6); þættir: 3 (1); contemporary sagas: 2 (3); legendary sagas: 2 (2); family sagas: 1 (4); legal works: 1 (3); romances: 1 (4);