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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

betrun, betran sb. f. [-ar]

1) [um e-t] fremgang, bedring, forbedring ‖ advancement, improvement
2) (personlig) forbedrelse, bedre livsførelse ‖ (personal) improvement, betterment, better conduct
 ● bót ok betrun [fyrir e-t] bod og bedring ‖ amends
 ● gera bót ok betrun [e-s / fyrir e-t] [í e-u] gøre bod og bedring ‖ make amends

Forms: betran (10); betranar (8); bethran (1); betrvnar (1); betrann (1); bætranar (1); betrvn (1);

Gloss.: EJ (betran); ClV -an; Fr -an; NO -an; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 10 (6); charters: 5 (2); unclassified: 3 (0); contemporary sagas: 2 (2); romances: 1 (2); þættir: 1 (0); historical works: 1 (4);