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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bí·kenna, be· vb. [-nnd-]

A.

  1 [■] [e-m / fyrir e-m] stå inde for (ngt) (over for ngn) ‖ answer for (sth.) (to sby), vouch for
  2 [■] være bekendt med, være vidende om ‖ have knowledge of

B. bíkennask

[e-t] erklære, bekendtgøre ‖ declare, make known

cf. simplex kenna (900)

Forms: bikendur (2); bijkender (2); bikender (2); bikendr (1); bekenist (1); bijkendvr (1);

Gloss.: WN; Fr4 bekend adj.

Literature: Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 196, 198, 218

Genre. (expected): charters: 9 (1);