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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

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ber·hǫgg sb. n.

 ● ganga á/í berhǫgg [■] [við e-n] [um e-t] træde åbent frem (idet man bringer sig selv i en udsat position), åbenlyst lægge (fjendskab, etc.) for dagen (over for ngn), gå åbenbenlyst til angreb, gå (ngn) på klingen (ang. ngt) ‖ come out in the open (thus placing oneself in an exposed position), make clear (one’s enmity, etc.) (towards sby), start an open fig□□□

cf. simplex hǫgg (165)

Forms: berhǫgg (2); berhavgg (2); berhoɢ (2); berghꜹɢ (1); ber-havgg (1); berhaugg (1); berhogg (1); berhogg (1); berhog (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2; Fr; FrErr1; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Halldór Halldórsson 1954 120-123; Halldór Halldórsson 1991 62-63

Genre. (expected): religious works: 6 (3); family sagas: 2 (1); contemporary sagas: 2 (1); þættir: 1 (0); historical works: 1 (2);