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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1ǽtt, “hætt”, {eitt} sb. f. [-ar; -ir]

(cf. ¹átt sb. f.)

1) slægt, slægtsgren, familie
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● eiga ǽtt til [e-s]
 ● leiða/... í ǽtt [e-n/sik]
 ● vera (góðrar/...) ǽttar
2) slægtled, generation

Forms: ætt (61); ættir (14); ættar (13); ętt (6); ęttir (5); æt (4); ættirnar (3); ætter (3); ett (3); ættum (2); ættvm (2); hǽtt (1); eitt (1); ẻtta (1); æ̋tt (1); ẻttir (1); ẻtt (1); ǽtt (1); ę́ttar (1); Ættir (1); ettir (1); ęttenne (1); ø̨ttar (1); (1); ættin (1); ættiɴi (1);

Compounds: alfa- (2), arnunga- (1), ása- (3), berg·risa- (1), bónda- (1), breta·konunga- (1), buðlunga- (1), byskups- (1), dverga- (1), -dǿla-, dǫglinga- (1), engla·konunga- (1), fǫður- (19), guð·dǿla- (1), gyðinga- (3), há·leygja- (1), hauk·dǿla- (2), her·toga- (1), hirð·stjóra- (1), hrím·þursa- (2), hǫfðingja- (3), jarla- (4), jǫtna- (1), kenni·manna- (1), konunga- (33), konungs- (2), kot·karla- (1), lang·feðga- (5), leysingja- (1), móður- (29), niflunga- (1), norð·manna- (1), risa- (1), skilfinga- (2), skjǫldunga- (1), smá·búanda- (1), staf·karla- (2), stór- (1), sturlunga- (1), svía- (1), trolla- (1), upp·svía·konunga- (3), upp·svía- (2), ylfinga- (2), þorpara- (1), þrǽla- (10), þver·ǽinga- (1), ǫldunga- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (átt); ClV item ættumgóðr; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb ²ætt; Rím; LP; AH; deVr ¹ætt; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (¹ætt)

Literature: Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir 2006 [Saga 44:1] 208; Breisch 1994 95; Cole 2015 [SB 39] 24-26, 37; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 205; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 30; Gundersen 1962 [KLNM 7] 371; Hamre 1976 [KLNM 20] 587-588; Hastrup 1985 72-75, 104; Helga Kress 1979 [Gardar 10] 35-37; Inga Huld Hákonardóttir 2000 190; Seip 1955 135, 267; Vestergaard 1988 [MSc 12] 165, 178-181; Úlfar Bragason 1993 [TMM 54] 29

Genre. (expected): religious works: 34 (34); historical works: 24 (22); learned works: 19 (4); family sagas: 14 (15); legal works: 10 (12); legendary sagas: 9 (5); contemporary sagas: 8 (9); romances: 7 (13); þættir: 4 (3); charters: 2 (10);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — December 2014