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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bí·vísa, be· vb. [-að-/-st-(DI X (*1540›AM 234ˣ) 550²)]

A.

1) [e-t] [með e-u] bevise, aflægge vidnesbyrd, bevidne ‖ prove, bring proof, witness
2) [■] [e-m / á e-m] [í e-u] udvise, vise ‖ demonstrate, show

B. bívísa sik

[til e-rs/e-s] [(út) í e-u] vise sig (over for ngn/ngt) (i ngt) (at være ...) ‖ prove oneself (towards sby/sth.) (in sth.) (to be ...)

C. bívísask

[með e-u] bevises ‖ be proved

cf. simplex vísa (271)

Forms: byvisa (2); biuis▹a (1); bijvistum (1); bevijsadist (1); biuijsast (1); byvisat (1); bijuised (1); bijvisad (1); bijwisa (1); bíuisadar (1); bewisa (1); byvisad (1); bevisat (1); beuisa (1);

Gloss.: WN; Fr4 be-

Literature: Kalinke 1994 [ANF 109] 62; Kalinke 2005 [JEGP 104] 278; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 35, 103, 197, 198

Genre. (expected): charters: 9 (1); religious works: 5 (4); unclassified: 1 (0);