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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2bjórr sb. m. [dat. -; -ar]

1) (trekantet/kileformet?) læderstykke, læderrest ‖ (triangular/wedge-shaped?) piece of leather, leather scrap

2) (trekantet/kileformet?) stykke land, landstrimmel (cf. Gestur Guðfinnsson 1972, 130) ‖ (triangular/wedge-shaped?) strip of land

3) øverste trekantede del af gavlvæg/endevæg, gavl, ?endevæg ‖ upper triangular part of a gable-end, gable, ?end wall

4) gavltæppe, (i kirke) tæppe ophængt over alter el. korindgang ‖ tapestry/hanging for use on a gable, (in a church) tapestry/hanging above the altar or above the entry to the choir

5) ?trekant ‖ ?triangle

Forms: biorar (7); bior (7); biorr (3); biorumm (1); biỏra (1); bjórinn (1); bjórar (1); biorvm (1); biora (1); biorinn (1); bjór (1); bjórrinn (1); biorum (1);

Compounds: kirkju- (1)

Gloss.: EJ ²bjórr; ClV ²˜³bjórr; Fr ²bjórr; LP ²˜³bjórr; AJ ³bjórr, ®bjórr; deVr ²bjórr; Fr4 ²bjórr; NO ²bjórr; ÁBlM ²bjór; Bl ¹bjór

Literature: Falk 1919 215-216; Franzén 1957 [KLNM 2] 78; Guðbjörg Kristjánsdóttir 2000 158; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1919-1929 [SSÍ 5:6] 333; Ljunggren 1939 [ANF 54] 43-44; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 177; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 95-97, 177; Wallem 1910 30-33; Weinmann 1993 326

Genre. (expected): charters: 18 (2); contemporary sagas: 3 (2); learned works: 2 (1); historical works: 2 (5); romances: 1 (3); family sagas: 1 (3);

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