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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Info.

Symbols

abbrmeaning
?(alongside a headword) dubious
!(in a citation) thus
(according to the editor)
!(in syntagma brackets) absolutely (without a predicate)
*(in designation of inflection) u-umlaut
*(in a siglum) original text lost
*(in a citation) word emended in an edition
*(in the section Gloss.) reconstructed form
* ⸣(in a citation) passage emended in an edition
*(alongside a headword) the word falls outside ONP’s corpus, ghost-word
*)(introducing a sense division)
definition/phrase/citation falls outside ONP’s corpus
ˣ(in a siglum) paper (manuscript, diploma)
deceased
the oldest example recorded by ONP
°(alongside a headword) reconstructed form
°(in a citation) reading in an edition (followed by the ms. reading)
°/(in a citation) illegible letter
(in the syntagma brackets) predicate in the form of a nominal clause, infinitive, relative conjunction, or adverbial
all of ONP’s examples are presented
(in the key to the sigla) the ms. contains this work only
(in a citation) introduces a passage to which a subsequent variant text corresponds
⸢ ⸣(in a citation) passage to which a subsequent variant text corresponds
:(in a siglum) original text preserved in
ɔ:i.e., in other words
~corresponding to
~parallel to
|line division in a ms.
||page division in a ms.
/line division in poetry
//division between stanzas
introduces grammatical/syntactic subdivision
separates Danish and English definitions
of, from
(in a siglum) preserved in
(original text lost)
see
=>refers to, with reference to
÷(at the start of a designation of inflection) no singular forms in ONP’s material
“ ”(in a diploma siglum) spurious diploma
» «within (delimit the full extent of a work within a manuscript or an edition)
»⸢ ⸣«within (delimit the full extent of a work within a manuscript incl. interpolations, þǽttir, etc. that have other sigla)
< >supplementary emendation
[ ]variant/parallel text
[ ]illegible text
[ ](in a siglum) date uncertain
( )(in a citation) editorial comment
⸌ ⸍text written above the line
⸍ ⸌text written in the margin
...text (incl. punctuation) omitted