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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

blót sb. n. [-s; -]

I.

1) [e-rs / á e-n] blot, offerceremoni, det at ofre, dyrkelse af guder/vætter ‖ sacrifice, sacrificial ceremony, sacrificing, worship of gods/supernatural beings
 ● auka blót intensivere blotvirksomhed ‖ augment the sacrificing
 ● efla/efna blót foranstalte/afholde blot, ofre ‖ arrange a sacrifice, sacrifice
 ● eyða blót/blótum udrydde afgudsdyrkelse ‖ eradicate idolatry
 ● fremja blót blote, ofre (til guderne) ‖ sacrifice (to the gods)
 ● gá blótsins beagte/aflæse spådom, etc. ved offerceremoni ‖ heed/interpret a prophecy, etc. given in conn. with a sacrificial ceremony
 ● hafa til blóts [e-n/■] udvælge som blotoffer ‖ select as sacrificial victim
2) udstyr til brug ved ofring (ɔ: rituelle genstande: figur af afgud el. andet) ‖ sacrificial equipment (ɔ: ritual objects: idols or other paraphernalia)
3) offer, offergave ‖ sacrifice, sacrificial offering
4) banden ‖ cursing, swearing

II. (cogn.)

Forms: blot (39); blót (11); blota (8); Blot (6); blotum (6); bloti (5); blott (4); blotsins (3); blóti (3); blóta (3); blotid (3); blótz (2); blotit (2); blotz (2); blotvm (2); blótit (2); blote (2); Blót (2); Blott (1); blöt (1); blóts (1); blőt (1); bloth (1); blotom (1); blotin (1); blótsins (1); blőtit (1); blótumm (1); bloot (1); (1); blótom (1); blotinn (1); blótum (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4; Bin item Blót-; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (blóta); Bl

Literature: Bjorvand 1994 37; Boyer 1975 [Gripla 1] 144; Bø 1970 [MSc 2] 135; Düwel 1985 ; Ejerfeldt 1966 [KLNM 11] 215; Grønvik 1989 [MM 1989] 15; Grøtvedt 1939 25; Jón Hn. Aðalsteinsson 1997 ; Jón Hn. Aðalsteinsson 1997 53-54, 65, 198; Jón Hn. Aðalsteinsson 2005 [Skírnir 179] 60; Lid 1957 [KLNM 2] 10-13; Nordland 1967 [KLNM 12] 516-517; Olsen 1966 24-25, 57; Raudvere 2005 180, 183, 196, 198-199; Ström 1952 23-38; Ström 1966

Genre. (expected): historical works: 40 (21); religious works: 28 (32); family sagas: 18 (14); legal works: 13 (11); legendary sagas: 7 (5); contemporary sagas: 6 (9); romances: 4 (12); charters: 2 (9); þættir: 1 (3); learned works: 1 (4);