ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

brandr sb. m. [-s, dat. -i; -ar]

I.

1) brand, afbrænding ‖ fire, burning
 ● til brands ok til báls indtil bålfærden (ɔ: døden) ‖ until the cremation (ɔ: death)

2) (brændende) stykke træ, fakkel ‖ (burning) piece of wood, torch, brand

3) (pl. brandar) brændestykker, brændestabel, plads ved ildsted (cf. NorskOrdb, brand def. 1; cf. item Björn M. Ólsen 1893 [ANF 9], 224-226) ‖ (pl.) pieces of firewood, stack of firewood, area in front of the fireplace

4) stavnplanke, (pl.) (dekorerede?) opadkrummede forlængelser af skibs øverste plankegang på begge sider af for- og agterstavn ‖ prow/stern plank, (pl.) (decorated?) extensions of the top strake of a vessel curving up on either side of the stem- and stern-post

5) (i propr.comp.) skib med ‘brandar’, krigsskib ‖ ship with ‘brandar’, warship

6) (pl.) (dekorerede?) vindskeder (på husgavl) ‖ (pl.) (decorated?) barge-boards (on a gable)

7) sværdklinge, sværd ‖ sword-blade, sword

8) ?hammer, ?kølle ‖ ?hammer, ?club

9) ?spiger ‖ ?spike

II. (cogn.)

Forms: brand (9); brandana (6); brandinum (5); branda (4); brandi (3); brandrinn (3); brandr (3); brandarnir (3); brandinn (3); brandar (3); brǫndum (2); brandenum (1); brandurinn (1); brandriɴ (1); brandanna (1); branndínum (1); branndinn (1); brondum (1); branndinum (1); branndsinns (1); brꜹndom (1); Brand (1); branndínn (1); brandur (1); brỏndum (1); brannd (1); bravndom (1); braundum (1);

Compounds: dura- (1), dyri- (2), eld- (1), eldi- (37), járn- (1), log- (14), lýsi- (1), ógnar- (5), rygja- (1), slag- (16), surtar- (1), sviðu- (1), sygna- (1), vé- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr ¹˜²brandr; Hertzb; Bin item Brand-, -brandr; Rím; LP ¹¯³brandr, ®Brandr; AH; AJ ¹˜²brandr; deVr ¹¯³brandr; Fr4; NO item fitjabrandrinn; ÁBlM ¹¯³brandur; Bl ¹Brandur, ²brandur

Literature: Björn M. Ólsen 1893 [ANF 9] 225-226; Falk 1912 44-45; Falk 1914 16; Falk 1929 224-225; Hallberg 1982 [ANF 97] 28; Kålund 1893 [ANF 9] 86-88; Liestøl 1972 [KLNM 17] 515-516; Modéer 1935-1936 [APS 10] 92-94; Rudie 1975 [KLNM 19] 600; Simek 1982 77-78; Steensberg 1956 [KLNM 1] 33; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 153-162

Genre. (expected): historical works: 15 (11); romances: 14 (6); family sagas: 11 (7); religious works: 8 (16); legendary sagas: 8 (3); contemporary sagas: 2 (5); unclassified: 1 (0); learned works: 1 (2); charters: 1 (5);

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