ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

spǫnn sb. f. [spannar; gen. spanna]

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

(længdemål) fingerspænd, afstand mellem tommelfinger og anden fingers spids

cf. Magnús M. Lárusson 1961 [KLNM 6] 109-110

Form.: spannar (13); spanna (7); spönn (2);

Comp.: lang- (2), meðal- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr ¹,²spönn; Hertzb; LP; AH -o-; deVr ¹,²spǫnn; NO ¹,²spǫnn; ÁBlM (spönn); Bl

Genre. (expected): romances: 9 (2); contemporary sagas: 4 (2); legal works: 3 (2); legendary sagas: 3 (1); religious works: 1 (6); historical works: 1 (4); family sagas: 1 (3);

EÞJ — Juli 2014

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