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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1ǽðr, “ǫþ” sb. f. [-ar, dat./acc. ǽði; -ar]

(cf. ǽð sb. f.)

1) åre, vandåre, kilde
  1
  2 [e-s] (fig.; spec. om jomfru Maria)
2) blodåre

Forms: ædar (9); ædi (7); æðar (5); ædr (2); æði (2); ædum (2); æðarnar (1); æðe (1); æðrum (1); øðarnar (1); ædur (1); ędar (1); ædarnar (1); æðr (1); ęðr (1); æþar (1);

Compounds: arm·krika- (1), arm·kvists- (3), arms·kvist- (1), gjós- (2), hjalpar- (1), hjarta- (1), hljóð- (1), hǫfuð- (4), járn- (2), lifrar- (1), líf- (4), líknar- (3), malm- (1), upp·sprettu- (2), vatns- (6), vatn- (4), vind- (1), þumal·fingrs- (1), þumals·fingrs- (1)

Gloss.: EJ ¹æðr; ClV ²æðr; Suppl2; Fr ¹æðr; Rím; LP ²æðr; Med -d-; deVr ¹æðr; Fr4 ¹æðr; NO ¹æðr; ÁBlM (æð)

Literature: Seip 1955 120, 189

Genre. (expected): religious works: 26 (10); romances: 4 (4); contemporary sagas: 3 (3); historical works: 2 (6); legendary sagas: 1 (2); learned works: 1 (1);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — November 2014