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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bergja vb. [-gð-]

1) [e-t / e-u / á e-u] [með e-u] [af e-u / ór e-u] smage, spise, drikke ‖ taste, eat, drink
 ● bergja beisku få modgang at føle ‖ taste adversity
 ● bergja (á) dauða smage døden ‖ taste death
2) [e-t / e-u / á e-u] (spec. om den hellige nadver) indtage (nadveren), kommuniere ‖ (spec. of Holy Communion) partake in the Eucharist

Forms: bergia (27); bergt (14); bergir (8); bergdi (7); bergði (6); berger (4); bergþi (3); bergde (3); bergja (3); bergi (2); bergír (1); bergí (1); berckt (1); bergiande (1); bergdu (1); bærgia (1); bergþe (1); bergiandi (1); bergkt (1); bærghia (1); bergiom (1); bergðe (1); byrgdi (1); bergðum (1); bærghir (1); berge (1); bærgða (1); bergtt (1); bergem (1); bergðu (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 60 (26); historical works: 14 (17); romances: 9 (10); contemporary sagas: 7 (7); charters: 3 (7); legendary sagas: 1 (4); legal works: 1 (9); family sagas: 1 (12); þættir: 1 (2);