Old Norse: ˈɣriːva

« klaː (scratch) hav (sea) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Norse
Source form:hrífa
Phonological form:ˈɣriːva
Cognate codes:(D)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Heggstad, Leiv, Finn Hødnebø & Erik Simensen. 2008. Norrøn Ordbok. Oslo: Det Norske Samlaget.
Reliability: High
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Source: Cleasby, Richard & Gudbrand Vigfusson. 1957. An Icelandic-English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Pages: 285
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Primary meaning 'grapple, catch' (as of lashing ships together)

Cognate coding

Cognate Class D
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Source: De Vries, Jan. 1961. Altnordisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Reliability: High