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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2ǽtt, sb. f. [-ar; -ir]

(cf. ²átt sb. f.)

1) retning, verdenshjørne
 ● benda til ǽttar [um e-t]
 ● ór ǽttum
2) ottendedel af himmelkuglens horisont (45°)

cf. Jansson 1958 [KLNM 3] 393

3) del (af verden), egn

Forms: ætt (11); ættir (11); ættum (4); ætter (2); ętt (1); ættar (1); ǽttar (1); ættom (1); ættvm (1);

Compounds: heims- (1), hǫfuð- (3), land·norðrs- (1), land·suðrs- (1), megin- (3), norðrs- (1), norðr- (23), nǫðru- (1), suðr- (13), út·suðrs- (6), út·suðr- (1), vestr- (14)

Gloss.: EJ (átt) ; ClV 'B'; Fr; Hertzb ¹ætt ; AH; deVr ²ætt; Fr4; NO def. 2; ÁBlM (¹˜²ætt)

Literature: Beckman 1914-1916 [STUAGNL 41] xlviii; Falk 1912 15; Hamre 1976 [KLNM 20] 588; Holtsmark 1961 [KLNM 6] 566; Jansson 1958 [KLNM 3] 393; Lid 1957 [KLNM 2] 620

Genre. (expected): religious works: 15 (9); historical works: 8 (6); learned works: 3 (1); romances: 2 (3); contemporary sagas: 2 (2); legal works: 2 (3); family sagas: 1 (4);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — December 2014