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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

hirð sb. f. [-ar; -ir/-ar(FskBˣ 53⁵)]

1) (konges/fyrstes livvagt) hird, (coll.) konges/fyrstes håndgangne mænd, livvagter, hof

cf. Syrett 1998-2001 [SB 25] 265-268

   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● halda hirð
2) (om himmelsk hird) hærskare
 ● himnesk hirð
3) slægt, familie, husstand
 ● hirð ok hýski

Forms: hirð (31); hird (12); hirðar (8); hyrd (3); hirðinni (3); hirðin (2); hirþar (2); hirdin (2); hirden (1); hirdinn (1); hirdenne (1); hirþ (1); hirðirnar (1); hirdar (1);

Compounds: himin·ríkis- (3), himins·ríkis- (1), himna- (4), himna·konungs- (2), konunga- (1), konungs- (16), ná·verandis- (1), nǽr·verandis- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; LP; Med -d; deVr; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Bugge 1905 60-78; Cattaneo 2010 [SS 82] 23; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 75, 77; Hallberg 1982 [ANF 97] 19; Hamre 1961 [KLNM 6] 568; Hamre 1961 [KLNM 6] 629; Hoffmeyer 1956 [KLNM 1] 400; Hofmann 1955 [BA 14] 57 f.; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 43; Jón Jóhannesson 1948 118; Kaplan 2004 [Gripla 15] 91, 113; Lindow 1976 38, 52 f.; Maurer 1907Ï 154, 178, 186, 273, 283; Odner 1992 127ff; Seip 1955 56-58; 273; Syrett 1998-2001 [SB 25] 244-268

Genre. (expected): religious works: 17 (18); historical works: 17 (12); romances: 17 (7); legal works: 8 (7); legendary sagas: 4 (3); family sagas: 2 (8); contemporary sagas: 2 (5); learned works: 1 (2); charters: 1 (5);

Simonetta Battista — September 2011