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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

blindr adj. [compar. -ari]

I.

1) [e-u] blind, blindet, blændet ‖ blind, blinded, dazzled

2) (om den blinde lykke/skæbne, der rammer i flæng ‖ of blind fate)

3) [e-s / um e-t / frá e-u] [af e-u] (åndeligt) blind, som mangler erkendelse/forståelse (af ngt), uvidende (mht. ngt) ‖ (spiritually) blind, lacking awareness/understanding (of sth.), ignorant (of sth.)

 ● er blint  1) [e-t] [e-m] (ngt) er uklart (for ngn) ‖ (sth.) is unclear (to sby)

 ● er blint  2) [■] [e-m] (ngt) er udelukket/håbløst (for ngn) ‖ (sth.) is beyond hope (for sby)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: blindr (18); blint (14); blindi (7); blindir (5); blind (4); blinder (4); blinda (4); blindum (2); blinðr (2); blindan (2); (1); blínnt (1); blyndtt (1); blinde (1); blindare (1); blindari (1); blinndir (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item al-; Fr; Hertzb; Bin Blindi; Rím; LP; Med; AH; AJ; deVr (blinda); Fr4; NO item al-; ÁBlM; Bl item al-

Literature: Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 70; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 15; Heidermanns 1993 133-134; Kaiser 1998 114; Motz 1998 [MM 1998] 11 f.

Genre. (expected): religious works: 30 (18); historical works: 20 (12); learned works: 4 (2); contemporary sagas: 4 (5); family sagas: 3 (8); romances: 2 (7); legal works: 2 (7); þættir: 1 (1); unclassified: 1 (0); legendary sagas: 1 (3); charters: 1 (5);

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