nagranni (OSw) nágranni (ON) nægranni (OSw) nærgranni (OSw) noun

Neighbour, possibly other than the closest one, who appears as a legally required witness to various events in the community, such as nam ‘seizure’, fires and funerals. Often in the phrase granni ok/æller nagranni (OSw).


close neighbour OSw DL Kkb, Gb
OSw HL Kkb, Blb

man from the surroundings OSw KrL Bb Add
OSw MEL Bb
OSw MESt Bb

man of the area OSw UL Blb
OSw VmL Mb, Bb

near neighbour OSw BjR
OSw DL Bb
OSw SdmL Kkb, Bb, Mb
OSw UL Kkb, Äb, Jb
OSw VmL Kkb

neighbour OFar Seyð 10
OSw KrL Kgb SmbI
OSw MEL Kgb
Refs:

KLNM s.v. naboforhold; SAOB s.v. någranne

Citation
  • ‘nagranni’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3747
    (05/24/2024)