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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bí·halda vb. [; ·helt; ·haldinn]

[e-t / e-u] beholde, holde fast på, bevare ‖ keep, retain, hold on to, store
 ● ‖ præt. part.: bíhaldinn i behold, velbeholden ‖ safe and sound, intact

cf. simplex halda (1953)

Forms: bihallda (8); byhellt (1); bihalda (1); bijholldnu (1); byhallda (1); behalda (1); bíȷ́hallda (1); behaldæ (1);

Gloss.: WN; Fr4 (behalda) bi-

Literature: Flom 1926 [JEGP 25] 421; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 29, 49, 103, 197, 198, 217,

Genre. (expected): charters: 10 (1); unclassified: 3 (0); religious works: 2 (4);