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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ber·serks·gangr sb. m.

(cf. berserkjagangr sb. m.)

bersærkergang, bersærks rasende tilstand (cf. berserkr sb. m.) ‖ berserk’s fit/fury
 ● ganga berserksgang gå bersærkergang, få raserianfald som en bersærk ‖ go berserk
 ● berserksgangr kemr á [e-n], berserksgangr kemr at [e-m] (ngn) går bersærkergang ‖ (sby) goes berserk

cf. simplex gangr (79)

Forms: berserksgangr (9); berserksgang (3); besserksgangr (1); berserks gangr (1); berserks ganngur (1); berserksgangrinn (1); berserkz gang (1); berserks gang (1); berserksgángr (1);

Gloss.: EJ (berserkr); ClV berserkr; Fr; FrErr1; Rím; Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Aðalheiður Guðmundsdóttir 2001 [Skírnir 175] 317-335; Buchholz 1971 [MSc 4] 18; Hermann Pálsson 1994 [Skírnir 168] 62-63; Kaiser 1998 283; Kaiser 1998 287-8; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1947 139-151; Tolley 2007 [SB 31] 6

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 10 (2); legendary sagas: 6 (1); historical works: 2 (3); legal works: 1 (2);