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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2kanna sb. f. [*-u; *-ur]

(cf. fatkanna sb. f.)

I.

1) kande til at skænke eller drikke af ‖ drinking vessel, pitcher, jug
2) (som måleenhed) rummål ‖ (as measuring unit) volume measure

II. (y. no.)

Forms: kanna (6); kannur (4); kaunnunni (3); konnum (2); konnur (2); kaunnu (1); kanno (1); kǫnnv (1); könnur (1); konnu (1); kannan (1); kaunnum (1); könnu (1); kaɴa (1);

Compounds: al- (3), fíls·beins- (1), half- (7), kopar- (2), messinga- (1), sjau·marka- (2), stór- (1), tré- (1), vatns- (1), vígðs·vatns- (1), vín- (2)

Gloss.: EJ ¹kanna; ClV ¹kanna; Fr ³kanna; Hertzb; Fischer; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4 ³kanna; NO ¹kanna; ÁBlM ¹kanna; Bl

Literature: Bugge 1905 176; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 68, 77; Gjærder 1958 [KLNM 3] 320; Gundersen 1964 [KLNM 9] 259; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 285-286; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 99, 112, 121, 130

Genre. (expected): charters: 8 (2); romances: 6 (2); legendary sagas: 4 (1); historical works: 3 (4); unclassified: 2 (0); legal works: 2 (2); religious works: 1 (6);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — August 2012