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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

barn sb. n. [-s; bǫrn/barn(JKr 345³), dat. bǫrnum/barnum]

I.

1) barn (om afkom, både født og ufødt) ‖ child (of offspring/progeny, both born and unborn)

 ● ?barns betri gravid ‖ pregnant

 ● fara/ganga með barni [e-rs] bære (ngns) barn, være gravid ‖ be with (sby’s) child, be pregnant

 ● hafandi at barni gravid ‖ pregnant

 ● með barni gravid ‖ pregnant

 ● vera/verða með barni være/blive gravid ‖ be/become pregnant

 ● verða léttari barns, verða léttari at barni føde et barn ‖ give birth to a child

2) (om ikke voksen person ‖ of an immature person)

 ● barn at aldri

 ● bǫrnin helgu (om de uskyldige børn, der dræbtes i Betlehem under kong Herodes; cf. barnadagr sb. m., barnadráp sb. n., barnamessa sb. f. ‖ of the Holy Innocents)

3) (om barnagtig el. uduelig person ‖ of a childish or helpless person)

4) (relig.; om guds/... børn ‖ relig.; of God’s/... children)

5) efterkommer, ætling, beboer ‖ descendant, scion, inhabitant

6) menneskebarn, menneske ‖ person
 ● ekki barn ikke en eneste ‖ not one person

 ● hvert barn hver eneste en ‖ every single person

II. (cogn.)

Forms: barn (86); born (29); barne (22); barni (20); barnn (13); bǫrn (6); barns (6); bꜹrn (5); barnit (5); bỏrn (5); barnet (4); barna (4); Barn (3); Barna (2); bornn (2); barneno (2); börn (2); bavrn (2); barnum (2); bornom (2); bꝍrnum (1); Born (1); börnum (1); barnnum (1); Baurnum (1); barnne (1); barnna (1); baurn (1); bornnin (1); bornvm (1); baarnom (1); barnni (1); bꜹrnin (1); barnninnu (1); barnsins (1); barnns (1); bavrnen (1); barnið (1); barsins (1); bavrnvm (1); Barnid (1); Bœrn (1); Baurnen (1); baurninn (1); barnanna (1); bornnom (1); baʀn (1);

Compounds: ambáttar- (9), a- (3), brjóst- (6), bróður- (5), brǿðra- (8), brǿðrunga- (1), brǿðrungs- (12), bútu- (1), bǿjar- (2), dóttur- (5), dverg- (1), dvergs- (3), eigin·konu- (4), eiginnar·konu- (5), eignar·konu- (1), einga- (4), einka- (5), ekta- (1), festar·konu- (7), friðlu- (4), frǽnd- (7), gyðings- (1), herra- (1), hór- (5), hǫlða- (1), karl- (2), keisara- (1), konunga- (7), konung- (1), konungs- (22), kot·karls- (4), krist- (1), kǫgur- (4), laun- (8), lé- (2), létti- (1), leysingja- (1), leysings- (2), mann- (3), manns- (47), mey- (16), óska- (3), ósk- (7), pútu- (6), reifa- (4), risa- (1), skegg- (5), skepnu- (3), skóg- (1), skóla- (1), skǿkju- (2), smá- (14), sonar- (3), spena- (2), spora- (1), sprota- (3), stjúp- (5), svein- (22), synða- (1), systkina- (5), systkin- (1), systra- (10), systrungs- (4), systur- (8), trolla- (1), troll- (1), ung- (7), varpa- (1), þorpara- (1), þrǽla- (1), þý- (2), ǫlmusu- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; HertzbTill; Bin; Rím; LP; Med; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Grønvik 1989 [MM 1989] 22; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 268-274; Holck 1988 67-77; Kålund 1888 [ANF 4] 187; Mundal 1988 9-26

Genre. (expected): legal works: 100 (23); religious works: 43 (66); historical works: 40 (43); learned works: 18 (8); family sagas: 13 (30); romances: 10 (26); contemporary sagas: 6 (18); þættir: 5 (5); unclassified: 5 (1); legendary sagas: 5 (11); charters: 4 (19);

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