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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

torf sb. n. [-s;-]

(cf. torfa sb. f.)

I.

1) (coll.) tørv, græstørv
 ● grafa torf [til e-s]
 ● torf ok/eða grjót
 ● rísta torf
 ● torf og viðr
2) (om straf for tyveri)

cf. Meyer 1958 [KLNM 3] 458-459

3) (om brændselstørv)
 ● skera torf
4) område hvor der graves tørv

II. (cogn.)

Forms: torf (26); torfi (8); torfui (3); torve (2); torfe (2); torfs (2); Torf (2); torfa (1); torfit (1); torb (1); torfin (1); torfinv (1); torfunum (1); torfum (1); torfvi (1);

Compounds: alnar- (1), desja- (1), eldi- (5), hey- (2), klaka- (1), kringlu- (1), lé- (5), vatns- (1), vatn- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin Torf-; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM

Literature: Meyer 1958 [KLNM 3] 458-459; Stefán Einarsson 1934-1935 [APS 9] 86-87; Wennström 1936 283-284

Genre. (expected): legal works: 14 (5); charters: 10 (4); historical works: 9 (9); family sagas: 9 (6); contemporary sagas: 6 (4); legendary sagas: 2 (2); þættir: 2 (1); religious works: 1 (13);

Simonetta Battista — August 2014