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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1ulfr sb. m. [-s, dat. -i; -ar]

I.

1) ulv
 ● fangs er ván at/af frekum ulfi

proverb., cf. FJOrdspr 194

2) (ulv i den nordiske mytologi)
3) solulv (cf. ODS solulv), bisol
4) (fig.) fjende
 ● ulfar eta/reka annars ørendi

proverb., cf. FJOrdspr 194

5) (som udtryk for grupper som er fjender?, cf. da. ‘som hund og kat’)
 ● allt saman kalfar ok ulfar

II. (cogn.)

III. (propr. pers.)

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Forms: vlfrinn (6); vlf (5); vlfsins (5); vlfar (4); ulfr (4); vlfriɴ (4); ulfar (3); vlfinvm (3); vlfinn (3); vlfr (3); Vlfriɴ (2); úlfi (2); úlfr (2); úlfar (2); ulfi (2); ulfui (2); vlfiɴ (2); ulfa (1); vlfnvm (1); Vlfrinn (1); ulfe (1); ulf (1); (1); vlfvm (1); vlfaɴa (1); vlfum (1); vlfz (1); vlfs (1); Wlf (1); vlfe (1); Vlfiɴ (1); ulfsins (1);

Compounds: lag- (1), mǫr- (1), varg- (1)

Gloss.: EJ ú-; ClV ú-; Fr; Hertzb; Bin; Rím; LP; AH ¹ulfr, ²Ulfr; deVr; Fr4 ¹ulfr, -ulfr?; NO; ÁBlM (úlfur)

Literature: Breen 1999 [ANF 114] 33, 37; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 194; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 28; Seip 1955 68; 27, 50-51, 137

Genre. (expected): learned works: 35 (2); legendary sagas: 6 (3); historical works: 6 (12); family sagas: 5 (8); legal works: 4 (6); religious works: 3 (18); contemporary sagas: 3 (5); romances: 3 (7); þættir: 2 (1); unclassified: 2 (0);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — Oktober 2014