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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

hvítr adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

I.

1) hvid, lys
2) skinnende, blank
 ● hvítr sem silfr
3) ufarvet
 ● hvítr skjǫldr

cf. Falk 1914 128

4) gennemsigtig, blank
5) (om penge/sølv) ægte, pur

cf. Rasmusson 1962 [KLNM 7] 176-182

6) (om hudfarve) hvid, bleg
 ● hvítr á ... hǫrund/...
7) (om hårfarve) blond, grå
 ● hvítr á hár/hárslit
8) (om mad af mælk)
 ● eta hvítt
9) (om eggehvide)
10) (om brød)
11) (om hvidløg)
12) (om vin)
13) (om fedt)
14) uskyldig, ren
15) fej, umandig
16) (om Heimdallr) ?den lysende as

II. (cogn.)

III. (y. no.)

Forms: hvíti (24); hviti (23); huiti (11); huit (11); huita (10); hvíta (9); hvítr (9); hvitt (8); huitt (8); hvita (8); huitan (7); hvitan (7); huite (7); huitr (6); huitum (5); hvitr (5); hvítan (5); hvit (4); hvítt (4); huitu (3); huitir (3); huitann (3); huitra (3); hvitar (3); huitara (2); huijt (2); hvitir (2); hvítum (2); huitare (2); huitari (2); huitur (2); huíti (2); hvitum (2); huitar (2); hwitu (2); hvitvm (2); huíter (1); hvitastv (1); hvitari (1); hvítur (1); huítt (1); hvit▹an◃ (1); hvytum (1); huitær (1); hvítra (1); hwita (1); huiiter (1); huítur (1); huÿtur (1); hvítu (1); hvitaɴ (1); huiter (1); huiti (1); h▹vitar◃ (1); huitri (1); hvitann (1); hviter (1); huíta (1); h▹vítar◃ (1); hvít (1); huítz (1); hvitaz (1); huít (1); hvijtt (1); hvitur (1); Hvitz (1); hvitri (1); hvite (1); Hvita (1); huitz (1); hwiter (1); (1);

Compounds: blóm- (1), drif- (5), fann- (2), hǫrunds- (1), raz- (1), silfr- (5), skauð- (1), skegg- (4), skeggs- (1), skinn- (2), snǽ- (43), ull- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item alhvítr ; ClVSuppl 'hvítr matr'; Finsen; Fr item alhvítr; Hertzb item hvítt sb.; Bin item -hvít, Hvíti, -hvíti ; Rím; LP item allhvítr; Med -i-; AH; deVr (hvítill); Fr4 item alhvítr, hvítt sb.; NO item alhvítr, hvítt sb.; ÁBlM ¹hvítur; BL

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 325; Einar Ól. Sveinsson 1934 [ÍF 5] 160 + fodn. 3; Falk 1914 128 f.; Falk 1919 48, 74; Falk 1925 (Beizv) 237; Finnur Jónsson 1927-1928 [APS 2] 68, 82; Flodström 1932 [ANF 48] 273-274; Guðbrandur Jónsson 1932-1934 171; Heidermanns 1993 316-317; Rasmusson 1962 [KLNM 7] 176; Reichardt 1930 [ANF 46] 217-220; Seip 1955 292; Vilhjálmur Finsen 1883 625, 695; Wolf 2005 [Gripla 16] 255; Wolf 2006 [ANF 121] 177, 182-185, 189; Wolf 2008 [Skandinavistik 37] 3-5

Genre. (expected): historical works: 63 (42); family sagas: 43 (29); religious works: 31 (65); romances: 27 (25); charters: 26 (19); legal works: 18 (23); contemporary sagas: 15 (18); legendary sagas: 11 (10); learned works: 8 (7); unclassified: 3 (1); þættir: 1 (5);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Oktober 2016