ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

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Word

2gegn, “giægt”, “geinngt”, “gengnt”, “gengt”, “giængt”, [gegnt], genasta adj. [compar. -ri, superl. -astr/-str]

Status: excerpted citation slips citation text supplemented structured definitions in Danish definitions in English

I.

1) ret, direkte, lige

 ● it gegnsta

 ● gegnt  1) direkte, lige

 ● gegnt  2) overfor

 ● (á) gegnt [e-m/e-u] over for (ngn/ngt)

2) retvis, ærlig, ligefrem

 ● gegnt ?rigtigt

3) belejlig, gunstig, til pas

 ● gegnt

II. (y. no.)

Form.: gegnt (84); gegnsta (10); gegn (10); giegnt (4); gegntt (3); gegnan (3); gegnaz (2); gegnnt (2); gengt (2); gegnzta (2); giegntt (1); gegnasta (1); gegnara (1); gjegnt (1); gegnst (1); gegnstu (1); giægt (1); giængt (1); Gegnra (1); genasta (1); gægner (1); geinngt (1); gegnstar (1); gegnth (1); gegnri (1); gegnast (1); giegnstu (1);

Comp.: kaup- (1), ó- (3)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV gegnt adv., (jafn) -gegnt adv.; Fr item gegnt adv., jafngegnt adv.; Hertzb item gegnt præp., jafngengt præp.; LP item algegn; Med jamgiegntt adv.; deVr; Fr4 item jafngegnt adv.; NO item jafngegnt adv.; ÁBlM; Bl ¹gegn

Litt.: Sørensen 1993 218f.

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 46 (16); historical works: 33 (24); religious works: 22 (36); contemporary sagas: 9 (10); romances: 8 (14); charters: 6 (10); legal works: 6 (13); legendary sagas: 4 (6); þættir: 3 (3); unclassified: 1 (1);

ÞH — April 2017

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