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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

turn, torn, tyrn sb. m. [-s, dat. -i/-; -ar]

(cf. torn sb. n.)

I.

1) tårn
2) (om fangetårn)
3) befæstet borg, fæstning, (del af) befæstningsværk, bymur
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
4) (om tårnlignende konstruktion)

II. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: turn (20); turna (10); tvrn (5); turnum (5); turnar (4); turnn (4); turninum (4); tvrnvm (3); tvrninn (2); turninn (2); tvrni (1); thvrn (1); thornen (1); tvrninom (1); turnannꜳ (1); turní (1); thỏrn (1); turnenum (1); turnnar (1); Turnnenum (1); turnínum (1); turnsins (1); turnne (1); turrnenom (1);

Compounds: borgar- (5), hallar- (1), her- (1), hjarðar- (1), kastala- (1), orma- (1), stein- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Fischer; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM

Literature: Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 291

Genre. (expected): romances: 27 (7); religious works: 26 (19); historical works: 10 (13); legendary sagas: 8 (3); charters: 1 (6); learned works: 1 (2);

Simonetta Battista — Juni 2014