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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

berging sb. f. [-ar, dat. -u/-]

(cf. bergning sb. f.)

1) [e-s] det at smage (på ngt), nydelse/indtagelse (af mad/drikke) ‖ tasting (sth.), consumption (of food/drink)
2) [e-s] (spec. om den hellige nadver) indtagelse (af nadveren), nadver, kommunion ‖ (spec. of Holy Communion) partaking in the Eucharist
3) nydelse, nydelsessyge ‖ self-indulgence
4) smag, smagssans ‖ taste, sense of taste

Forms: berging (15); bergingar (4); bergingunni (2); bergíng (2); bergingina (1); bergín (1); berginng (1); bergingu (1); bergingh (1); bęrging (1); bergingina (1); berghing (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; AH; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (bergja); Bl

Literature: Magnús M. Lárusson 1963 [KLNM 8] 676-678; Ross 1987 [ANF 102] 200-203

Genre. (expected): religious works: 27 (8); charters: 2 (2); contemporary sagas: 1 (2); historical works: 1 (5);