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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

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Abbreviations (English)

abbrmeaning
a.ante, before
abbr.abbreviation, abbreviated
abs.absolute(ly)
acc.accusative
act.active
add.addition, added (by)
adj.adjective
adjectiv.adjectival(ly)
adv.adverb
adverbial.adverbial(ly)
afv.divergent
ags.Anglo-Saxon
al.alii, others
alien.alienus, foreign (word)
alm.general(ly)
ambig.ambiguous(ly)
ang.concerning
anglonorm.Anglo-Norman
anteaearlier
apogr.apograph, copy of a diploma
app.apparatus
apposition.appositional(ly), in apposition
approx.approximately
art.article
assim.assimilation, assimilated
astron.astronomical(ly)
attrib.attributive(ly)
beg.beginning
bet.meaning
bibet.secondary sense
bibl.bibliography, bibliographical information
bis(of folio/page in ms.) second
bl.a.inter alia, among other things
c./ccirca, about
c.column
ca.circa, about
Calif.California
cap.chapter, chapter heading
cardin.cardinal
carminaverses, poetry
cas.grammatical case
cat.catalogue
cc.columns
cet.the other (mss.)
cf.confer, compare
cit.quotation, quoted
cogn.byname, nickname, as a byname
cogn.elem.compound element in a byname,
byname-like element (in a proper noun)
col.column
coll.collective(ly)
collab.collaborator, in collaboration with
comm.comment(s) (by)
comp.compound, compounded with
compar.comparative
compil.compilator, compiled (by)
cond.initiator, initiated by
conj.subjunctive
conjunc.conjunction
conn.connection, connected
Conn.Connecticut
contamin.contamination (with), contaminated (with)
cop.copyright
corr.correction, corrected (by)
corrupt.corrupt(ly)
cumwith
da.Danish
dat.dative
dat.dating, dated
D.C.District of Columbia
debil.debilis, weakly inflected
def.definition, explanation
defin.definite
dem.demonstrative(ly)
derog.derogative(ly)
dial.dialect, dialectal(ly)
diall.dialects
dipl.diploma
dir.direct(ly)
diss.dissertation, thesis
distrib.distributive(ly)
div.various
do.ditto, the same
dual.dual
dvs.i.e., that is
e-aeinhverja (fem. acc. sg.)
e-ateitthvat (neutr. nom. sg.; non hum.)
econ.economical(ly)
ed.edition (of), editor, edited (by)
ed. facs.facsimile edition
e.g.exempli gratia, for example
egtl.literal(ly)
e-jaeinhverja (masc. acc. pl.; hum.)
e-jumeinhverjum (dat. pl.; hum.)
el.or
elem.element
ellipt.elliptical(ly)
e-meinhverjum (masc. dat. sg.; hum.)
emend.emendation, emended (by)
emphat.emphatical(ly)
e-neinhvern (masc. acc. sg.; hum.)
enc.encyclopaedic
eng.English
e-r(f.)einhver (fem. nom. sg.)
e-r(pl.)einhver (neutr. nom./acc. pl.; non hum.)
e-raeinhverra (gen. pl.; non hum.)
e-rreinhverr (masc. nom. sg.; hum.)
err.error, erroneous(ly)
e-rraeinhverra (gen. pl.; hum.)
e-rrareinhverrar (fem. gen. sg.)
e-rrieinhverri (fem. dat. sg.)
e-rseinshvers (masc. gen. sg.; hum.)
e-seinshvers (neutr. gen. sg.; non hum.)
esp.especially
e-teitthvat (neutr. acc. sg.; non hum.)
etc.et cetera, and so on
etym.etymological(ly)
e-ueinhverju (neutr. dat. sg.; non hum.)
e-umeinhverjum (dat. pl.; non hum.)
evt.possible, possibly
ex.example, exemplified
exx.examples
f.feminine
f.folio, leaf
f.and the following (sg.)
facs.(in) facsimile
fasc.fascicle
fem.feminine
ff.folios, leaves
ff.and the following (pl.)
fig.figurative(ly)
fin.finished
firm.firmus, strongly inflected
fl.several, more, most
flg.following
fol.folio (size), leaf, foliation
forb.connection, connected
foreg.previous
forh.relation
form.presumed, presumably
forsk.different(ly)
fort.fortis, strongly inflected
fr.French
frg.fragment, fragmentary
fut.futurum, (of) the future
fx.e.g., for example
fær.Faroese
g.time
gen.genitive
geneal.genealogical table
geogr.geographical(ly)
gl.old
got.Gothic
gramm.grammatical(ly)
hebr.Hebrew
henv.reference
hty.High German
hum.human
ibid.ibidem, same place
i.e.id est, that is
if.according to
ill.illustration
Ill.Illinois
imp.imperative
impers.impersonal(ly)
impr.impression
inin
incert.uncertain
incl.including
ind.indicative
Ind.Indiana
indecl.indeclinable
indef.indefinite
indir.indirect(ly)
indl.introduction
inf.infinitive
inf.information (from)
infirm.infirmus, weakly inflected
infl.influence, influenced (by)
infrabelow
instrum.instrumental(ly)
intens.intensifying
interj.interjection
interlin.interlinear, between the lines
interr.interrogative
in totoin all
intr.introduction (by)
intrans.intransitive(ly)
iron.ironic(ally)
isl.Icelandic, Icelander
itemlikewise, additionally
jur.legal
Kan.Kansas
Kbh.København
kons.consonant
Kra.Christiania/Kristiania
l.line
lat.Latin
lectioreading
lectio?dubious reading
legeread
lign.similar
lit.literal(ly)
litt.reference(s) to secondary literature
liturg.liturgical(ly)
ll.lines
loc.localis, locative(ly)
m.masculine
m.with
marg.margin, in the margin, marginal note
masc.masculine
Mass.Massachusetts
mat.mathematical(ly)
Md.Maryland
med.medieval
medic.in medicine
metat.metathesis
meton.metonymical(ly)
metr.metrical(ly)
mhp.with a view to
mht.with regard to
Mich.Michigan
Minn.Minnesota
ml.between
mobil.mobilis, indicating movement
mod.modern
mods.opposite, as opposed to
ms.manuscript
mss.manuscripts
mul.possible, possibly
n.neuter
n.note, footnote, in the apparatus
naut.nautical(ly)
ned.Netherlandish
neg.negative, privative
neutr.neuter
ngnsomebody
ngnssomebody’s
ngtsomething
ngtssomething’s
no.Norwegian
nom.nominative
nonnot
norr.Old Norse (medieval
Norwegian-Icelandic)
not.(in ms.) minor note
nov.new
nr.number
nty.Low German
num.numeral
num. cardin.cardinal number
num. ordin.ordinal number
N.Y.New York
obj.object
obl.oblique (case)
oecon.economical(ly)
ol.and the like
olimpreviously
om.omission, omitted (by)
op.opus, work
opp.opposition, opponent (at public defence
of a dissertation)
opr.original(ly)
ordforb.collocation
ordin.ordinal
orig.original(ly), original text
orth.orthographic(ally)
overf.transferred
overfl.superfluous(ly)
p.post, after
p.page
Pa.Pennsylvania
pag.page, pagination
pal.palaeographic
pap./papp.paper
parspart
part.participle
part.particle
partimpartly
partit.partitive(ly)
pass.passive
passimhere and there
pejor.pejorative(ly)
perf.perfect (tense)
perg.vellum
perh.perhaps
pers.person, personal(ly), private
communication
pga.because of
pl.plural
pleon.pleonastic(ally)
poet.poetical, in poetry, only recorded in
poetry
pos.positive (first degree of comparison)
poss.possessive
poss.possible, possibly
postealater
postp.postpositional
pp.pages
pr.per
pr.printed
pres.present
pret.preterite
prob.probably
pron.pronoun
propr.proper noun
propr.comp.compound formed with a proper noun
proprial.common noun used as a proper noun
prov.provenance
proverb.proverb, proverbial(ly)
præf.prefix
præp.preposition
præp.konstr.prepositional construction
præposition.prepositional(ly), as a preposition
præs.present (tense)
præt.preterite, past (participle)
publ.publication, published (by)
quamquamhowever
quater(of folio/page in ms.) fourth
q.v.quod vide, which see
rrecto, the front (of a leaf)
rec.review
recipr.reciprocal(ly)
redig.edited (by)
ref.reference, referring to
refl.reflexive
reg.index
rel.relative
relig.religious(ly)
repr.reprint, reprinted
resp.respective(ly)
rev.revised (by)
Rvk.Reykjavík
s.saga
s.a.sine anno, no year given
saml.collection
sammenbl.confusion, confused
sands.probable, probably
sb.noun
sbysomebody
sby’ssomebody’s
sc.scilicet, that is to say, namely
s.d.sine dato, without date
sec.secundum, according to
sec.secondary
sg.singular
sicthus
sign.siglum
sj.rare(ly)
s.l.sine loco, without place
sm.the same
sm.together
spec.special, especially, specifically, in special
constructions
stat.stationalis, stationary, stationarily
sth.something
Sth.Stockholm
sth’ssomething’s
stk.item(s)
str.stanza
Strasb.Strasbourg
strr.stanzas
subunder
subj.subject
subst.noun
substantiv.nominally, as a noun
suff.suffix
suffig.suffixed
summ.summary
superfl.superfluous(ly)
superl.superlative
suppl.supplement (by/to), supplied (by/from)
supraabove
sv.Swedish
synon.synonym, synonymous(ly)
sål.thus
temp.temporalis, relating to time
ter(of folio/page in ms.) third
theol.theological(ly)
tidl.earlier, previously
tilsynel.apparent(ly)
tr.transcript, (certified) copy of a diploma
trans.transitive(ly)
transf.transferred
transl.translation, translator, translated (by)
ty.German
typ.typographical
undt.except
Upps.Uppsala
usands.improbable
vverso, the back (of a leaf)
v.by, in connection with
var.variant, parallel reading
var.app.variant apparatus
varr.variants
vb.verb
vedr.concerning
verb.verb
vha.by means of
vid.vidisse, certified copy of a diploma
vol.volume
vs.versus
Wash.Washington
Wis.Wisconsin
y.younger, later (of languages after the
Middle Ages, Norwegian after c. 1370,
Icelandic after 1540)
þ.þáttr
økon.economical(ly)
øvr.remaining
quarto (size)
octavo (size)
12°duodecimo (size)