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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

blǽja sb. f. [-u; -ur (blæghor DN II (1328) 141³⁷)]

1) et (tyndt) stykke stof ‖ piece of (thin) fabric
2) (tyndt) sengetæppe, lagen (til at tage over sig) (ses undertiden at være forsk. fra ábreizl sb. n.) ‖ (thin) blanket, bed-cover, sheet (used as covering) (sometimes distinguished from ábreizl sb. n.)
3) liglagen ‖ shroud
4) alterdug (cf. altarisblǽja sb. f.) ‖ altar-cloth
5) sjal ‖ shawl

Forms: blæia (6); blæiu (6); blæiur (3); blæium (2); blęiu (2); blæior (2); blæju (2); blæjur (2); blæio (2); blæghor (1); blǽiu (1); blæíuna (1); blæivm (1); blæiv (1); bleian (1); bleia (1); blægior (1); blæghior (1); blǽia (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; Med; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹blæja; Bl

Literature: Arbman 1956 [KLNM 1] 116; Cederschiöld 1887 [ANOH 1887] 56; Ekwall 1941 31-32; Falk 1919 63, 204, 210; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1919-1929 [SSÍ 5:6] 303-304; Hoffmann 1970 [KLNM 15] 137; Hægstad 1916 131-132; Jón Jónsson 1899 [ANF 15] 179; Lidén 1932 [ANF 48] 263-264; Lidén 1932-1933 [NB 20] 211-213; Louis-Jensen 1988 ; Marstrander 1915 38; Nylén 1960 [KLNM 5] 128; Reichardt 1930 [ANF 46] 241; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 215, 221

Genre. (expected): charters: 11 (3); romances: 7 (4); legal works: 5 (3); historical works: 4 (6); family sagas: 3 (4); religious works: 3 (10); legendary sagas: 3 (2); þættir: 1 (1);