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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ǫrk, “ærcrænnar” sb. f. [arkar/erkr; erkr]

1) kiste, skrin, gemme, skatkiste
2) relikvieskrin
3) (relig.) (om pagtens ark)
4) ligkiste, sarkofag
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
5) (om Noas ark)
   ‖  (propr. comp):

Forms: ork (12); aurk (10); ỏrk (4); orkinni (3); erkur (3); erkrinnar (2); ørk (2); ꜵrk (2); ørkina (2); orc (2); ǫrc (2); arkarinnar (2); erkr (2); ꜵrkena (1); aurkina (1); ỏrkin (1); ǫrk (1); arkker (1); ørkinni (1); ꜵrkeɴe (1); Ǫrkin (1); ỏrkv (1); erckur (1); ỏrch (1); ærcrænnar (1); avrk (1); orkínní (1); ǫrkiɴɴi (1); ꜵrc (1); ỏrchina (1); örk (1); orkom (1);

Compounds: fata- (1), fé- (1), klǽða- (2), lǫg·máls- (3), sátt·máls- (5), tjald·búðar- (1), vitnis- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Rím; LP; AH o-; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (örk)

Literature: Anker & Topelius [KLNM 8] 425, 428; Falk 1912 90; Holtsmark 1956 [KLNM 1] 211-212; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 43; Kunz 1994 [StudIsl 51] 110; Seip 1955 57; Simek 1982 189; Tolley 1994-1997 [SB 24] 73

Genre. (expected): religious works: 42 (17); charters: 8 (5); romances: 7 (6); family sagas: 4 (8); legal works: 2 (6); historical works: 2 (11); learned works: 2 (2);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — April 2015