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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

blífa vb. [blífr; bleif/bléf, blifu; blifinn]

A.

1) forblive, opholde sig ‖ remain, stay
2) blive, være ‖ become, be
3) blive af ‖ come to be, end up

B. blífa + præp./adv.

yfir: blífa yfir

[!] blive/være tilovers ‖ remain, be left over

Forms: blifua (5); blef (4); bleif (4); blifur (3); blifr (3); blifa (3); blife (3); blijfe (2); blifuæt (2); blijfa (2); blijffwe (1); blijffa (1); blifid (1); blífur (1); blif (1); blifit (1); Blif (1); blifuæ (1); blífa (1); blifandi (1); blifu (1);

Gloss.: ClV; Suppl2; Fr; WN; AJ; Fr4; Bl

Literature: Hægstad 1915 99; Kalinke 2005 [JEGP 104] 278; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 43, 54, 61, 103, 221, 367; Veturliði Óskarsson 2009 [ÍMAM 31] 89-98; Wadstein 1892 [ANF 8] 85; Wolf 1994 [ANF 109] 131

Genre. (expected): charters: 23 (3); religious works: 12 (11); unclassified: 5 (0); legal works: 1 (4); learned works: 1 (1);