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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dreyri sb. m. [-a]

I.

1) blod (fra sår), udgydt blod ‖ blood (from a wound), shed blood
 ● vekja dreyra  1) [á e-u] [e-m] årelade ‖ let blood
 ● vekja dreyra  2) [e-u] [e-m] fremkalde blod, få blod til at flyde (vha. ngt) ‖ make blood flow (with the help of sth.)
2) (blod ɔ:) død ‖ (blood ɔ:) death
 ● dreyri ok dauði/dráp
3) (om blod i rituel sammenhæng ‖ of blood in a ritual context)
4) (om Jesu blod ‖ of the blood of Christ)

II. (cogn.)

Forms: dreyra (23); dreẏra (6); dreyre (3); dreyri (2); drœyri (1);

Compounds: dauða- (2), hjarta- (1), manna- (1), nasa- (3), nef- (9)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Rím; LP; Med; AH -øy-; AJ; deVr (dreyra); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Kaiser 1998 102; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1924 [MM 1924] 175

Genre. (expected): religious works: 12 (9); romances: 6 (4); historical works: 5 (6); family sagas: 3 (4); contemporary sagas: 2 (3); legendary sagas: 2 (1); charters: 2 (3); þættir: 1 (1); learned works: 1 (1); unclassified: 1 (0);