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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

vara sb. f. [*-u]

1) (coll.) handelsvarer, gods, løsøre
 ● íslenzk vara
2) (spec. vedr. Norge, ofte som betalingsmiddel/værdiangivelse) (coll.) skindvarer
 ● ljós vara
3) (spec. vedr. Island, ofte som betalingsmiddel/værdiangivelse) vadmel
 ● vara ... hafnarváðir

Forms: voru (18); vǫru (15); vara (13); vỏru (8); vöro (5); uoru (5); vöru (4); voro (4); uaru (3); uoro (3); varan (2); varu (2); vauru (2); vorv (2); vøro (2); vǫruna (1); vaurv (1); uauru (1); uaurv (1); woru (1); vǫrunni (1); Vara (1); vaoro (1); uara (1);

Compounds: bukka- (2), fell- (1), finna- (1), grá- (10), hár- (1), húða- (2), hǫfga- (1), kló- (1), lag- (1), nauta- (1), sel- (1), skarp- (2), skinna- (14), smjǫrs- (1), tann- (4), tíunda- (2), vað·mála- (1)

Gloss.: EJ ¹vara; ClV item: vöru-; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM

Literature: Falk 1919 50-51; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1883 689

Genre. (expected): legal works: 27 (9); family sagas: 22 (11); contemporary sagas: 22 (7); charters: 19 (7); historical works: 3 (17); legendary sagas: 2 (4); romances: 1 (10); þættir: 1 (2);

Simonetta Battista — Februar 2016