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354 KÓRR -- KREFJA.

KÓRR, m., dat. kórnum, Symb. 57; kórinum, Fms. vii, 174, 291; [Lat. chorus] :-- a choir, Vm. 171, Bs. i. 84, passim: a choir, music, Str. 1, Karl. 545. COMPDS: kór-bak, n. the back of the choir or church. kór-bjalla, u, f. a choir-bell, Vm. 17. kór-bók, f. a choir-book, hymn hook, Vm. 109, Am. 47. kórs-bróðir, m., eccl. a 'choir-brother,' a canon, Fms. viii. 269, ix. 461, Bs. (esp. Laur. S.) passim. kór-dyr, n. a choir-door, Fms. xi. 273. kór-kápa, u, f. a priest's cope, Fms. viii. 557, ix. 341. kór-kjappi, a, m. a nickname, Sturl. iii. 85. kór-prestr, m. a choir-priest, Bs. i. 876, a priest officiating at the altar. kór-smíð, f. a choir-building, Bs. i. 706. kór-þili, n. a 'choir-deal,' panel of the choir, Hom. (St.) 97.

krabb, n. a crabbed hand.

krabba, að, to scrawl, write a crabbed hand.

KRABBI, a, m. a crab; k. gengr öfugr löngum, Rb. 100, Stj. 91, Al. 168, Pr. 477; krabbinn segir son sinn við, sífellt gengr þú út á hlið, a ditty: a nickname, Sturl. iii. 246: of the zodiac, Rb. (1812) 16; as also krabba-mark (-merki), n. id., Rb. 100, MS. 732. 4: krabba-mein, n., medic. a cancer.

kraðak, n. [perh. akin to A. S. cræd, Engl. crowd], a crowd, swarm, (conversational.)

krafa, u, f. craving, demand, Gþl. 475, N. G. L. i. 21, Fms. vi. 192.

krafla, að, to paw or scrabble with the hands; ok kraflaði fyrir (frá?) nösunum, he (an exposed infant) had pawed (the snow) from his face, Fs. 60; still used, krafla fram úr e-u, to crawl out of a strait.

krafla, u, f. a nickname of an infant, see the preceding word: the name of a volcano in Iceland.

kraflandi, a, m. the name of a hot spring in western Iceland,

krafsa, að, to paw or scratch with the feet, as horses or sheep when grazing on a snow field; hann krafsaði sem hross, Ld. 120; hundrinn krafsar sundr hrúguna, Fas. iii. 547; ekki þarf at k. af því ofan, er oss er í hug, Nj. 224; hann kvaðsk eigi mundu k. um þat at segja honum sannindi, Sturl. iii. 313.

kragi, a, m. [Swed. krage; Dan. krave; cp. Scot. craig = neck], the collar of a coat: a kind of short rain cloak.

kraka, að, to drag under the water; þá er hann krakaði þat upp, Grág. ii. 276; þeir krökuðu upp spýtingana ok pakkana, ... ok láta upp kraka þat sem fengist af gózi, Bs. i. 842; krökuðu þeir hann upp, ok fluttu til lands, 610 :-- to furnish with pales, allt var krakat it ytra með sjónum, Fms. viii. 177 :-- to touch the bottom, of an anchor or the like, tóku þá akkerin at kraka, x. 135; kraka niðri, of a horse in a deep stream only just touching the bottom with the feet: kraka hey upp, to cock hay, Grág. ii. 107.

KRAKI, a, m. [Dan. krage], a pale, stake; konungr lét setja kraka utan frá Borg it fremra með sænum, Fms. viii. 148: a drag, boat-hook, vóru þá görvir til krakar, ok varð dregit í sundr hofit, Ísl. ii. 411: prop. a looped and branched stem, used as a staircase, in which sense it is still used in Norway (Ivar Aasen); this also was the old Dan. sense, see Saxo ii. 31; hence metaph. the nickname of the famous mythical Danish king Rolf Kraki, from his being thin and tall; nú sitr hér í hásaeti kraki einu lítill, Edda 81. 2. a kind of anchor, = Gr. GREEK.

krakka, að, to emit a cracking sound, to simmer.

krakki, a, m. [akin to kraki], a thin youth, urchin; krakkinn! krakka-tetrið! þetta er nú barn enn þá, krakkinn, Piltr og Stúlka 9, (conversational, of either sex.)

kraklegr, adj. thin, Lat. gracilis; hann var kraklegr (he was thin and weak of frame) ok þótti heldr seinlegr, Glúm. 335.

kram, n. [for. word; Engl. cram; Dan. kram; mid. Germ. krâme = a shop], toys, Rétt. 2. 10: kram-vara, u, f. id.: kram-verk, n., Ósv. S.

kramari, a, m. [Dan. kræmmer], a toyman.

kramask, ð, to pine and waste; see kremja.

KRAMR, adj. half thawed, of snow; í krömum snjó, Fms. i. 280; ok þegar dreif í Löginn krömmu, Fb. ii. 327; also of butter, kramt smjör: bruised, of berries when the juice oozes out, and the like.

kramsi, a, m., poët. a raven, Edda (Gloss.)

kranga, að, to creep, Skm. 30.

krangi, a, m. [cp. krakki]. kranga-legr, adj. [krangled, Ivar Aasen], thin, of a boy; hann er ofboðs krangalegr!

krangr, adj., kröng, krangt, weak, crank, Skv. 3. 44.

krank-dómr, m. ailing, sickness, Mar., Bs. ii. 140, passim.

krank-dæmi, n. = krankdómr, Fas. iii. 642.

krank-leikr, m. (-leiki), = krankdómr, Fms. viii. 443, Jb. 167, Fas. ii. 394, Grett. 152.

KRANKR, m. [Germ. krank], ill, sick; krankr mjök, Fms. x. 146, Finnb. 322: k. í líkam. B. K. 97; krönk augu, Stj. 171: sore, distressing, hin krankasta tíð, the sorest time, of a famine, 162; krankir hlutir, 156; krönkustu tilfelli, 218; inar krönkustu flugur, 271.

kranz, m. [for. word; Germ. kranz; Dan. krans], a wreath; setjast í kranz, to sit in a ring, Mar., Úlf. 6. 19; koma saman í krans, 5. 10.

KRAPI, a, m., and krap, n. sleet, thawed snow; vaða opt til kirkju krapa, Skálda (Thorodd) 179; leggsk hann svá at hryðr um krapit, Finnb. 310. COMPDS: krapa-drífa, u, f. a shower of sleet, Sturl. i. 50, Gísl. 118. krapa-för, f. a drift of thawed ice, Finnb. 310. krapa-hríð, f. a sleet tempest.

KRAPPR, adj., kröpp, krappt, [see kreppa] :-- strait, narrow, of a road or the like; kröpp leið, Skálda 169; komast í krappan stað, to get into straits, a saying, Fb. i. 311: naut., krappr sjór, a short, chopping sea: metaph., kröpp kaup, a scant bargain, Grett. (in a verse): of a person, sharp, crafty, kröpp var Guðrún, Am. 70. krappa-rúm, n. the 'strait-room,' a place in an ancient ship of war, the third from the stern, Fms. ii. 252, Fb. iii, 219.

krapt-auðugr, adj. powerful, Gd. 38.

krapti, a, m. [akin to kraptr], a bar, one of a ship's timbers, a rib or knee, Edda (Gl.); eyri skal bæta fyrir krapta hvern, N. G. L. i. 100; krapta-valr, 'timber-hawk,' poët. a ship, Ó. H. (in a verse); the bar across the inside of a shield, cp. Gr. GREEK, krapti geirbrúar, Vellekla: metaph., krapti skóla, the main pillar of a school, epithet of a bishop, Gd. 13. II. = kraptr; hafa nokkurn krapta (acc.) aldrsins, Fms. xi. 14; hafa engu minna krapta, x. 318.

KRAPTR or kraftr, m., gen. krapts and kraptar, dat. krapti; [Engl. craft; Germ., Swed., and Dan. kraft; prob. akin to krappr, prop. meaning a crooked bar, such as ribs and knees in a ship, which sense has been kept in the weak form krapti; whence metaph. it came to mean power, strength] :-- might, strength, power; með öllum krapti, with might and main, Fms. vii. 305; með miklum krapti, x. 274; engi er æðri kraptr eða styrkri, Sks. 25; undir krapti hlýðninnar, Mar.; algörr í kröptum, 656 A. 2; görðisk svá mikill máttr at krapti hans, 655 iii. 4; með ljósi krapts síns, Niðrst. 7; ek særi þik fyrir alla krapta Krists þíns, Nj. 176; af Guðs megni ok krapti ins heilaga kross, Fms. x. 417. In the N. T. GREEK is often rendered by kraptr, Guðs kraptr, Matth. xxii. 29; kraptar himnanna, xxiv. 29; til hægri handar Kraftarins, xxvi. 64. krafta-verk, n. (Gr. GREEK), 'power-work,' a miracle, N. T. passim; for jartein (q.v.) is not Biblical, Magn. 430 :-- in plur. powers, supernatural, whence krapta-skáld, n. a 'power-scald,' a poet whose song has a magical power, see Ísl. Þjóðs.: physical, bodily strength, hafa mikla krafta, to be strong; litla krapta, to be weak. COMPDS: krapta-lauss, adj. weak. krapta-lán, n. the gift of strength, Hom. 125. krapta-leysi, n. weakness, debility. krapta-lítill, adj. weak, Fær. 185. krapta-maðr, m. a strong man, 656 C. 12. krapta-mikill, adj. strong, Eb. 204. krapta-skáld and krapta-verk, see above.

krass, n. a scrawl: krassa, að, to scrawl.

krattans, gen. with the article, from kratti = skrati or skratti (q.v.), a swearing, Skíða R. 136.

krauma, að, to simmer, of the sound when the water in a kettle begins to boil; það er farið að krauma á katlinum.

KRÁ, f. [Dan. kro], a nook, corner; krá eðr hyrning, Stj. 152, Bs. ii. 134, Skáld H. 6. 2, freq. in mod. usage.

KRÁKA, u, f. [Dan. krage; cp. Engl. to croak], a crow, Lat. cornix, Hom. 69, Fms. vi. 446, Karl. 437, Edda (Gl.), Rm. 44; vinna eina kráku, Fms. vii. (in a verse); galandi kráka, Hm. 84; íllviðris-kráka, a croaking crow, boding ill weather; sumar-k.: the saying, betri er ein k. í hendi en tvær í skógi, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, Ld. 96: a nickname, Kráka, Fas., whence Kráku-mál, n. pl. name of a poem, id.: kráku-nef, n. crow nose, a nickname; whence Krákneflingar, m. pl., Landn. COMPDS: kráku-skel, f. a shell-fish, mytilus edilis, Mag. 63. kráku-stígr, m. a 'crow-path,' zigzag. kráku-ungi, a, m. a young crow, Fms. viii. 156, Fas. i. 337.

krákr, m. a kind of crow or raven, Edda (Gl.); ber þú sjálfr krák þinn, carry thou thy crow thyself! Þorst. Síðu H. 2; líka-krákr, a kind of pole for digging graves.

KRÁS, f. [Dan. kraase], a dainty, Þkv. 24, Stj. 58, Barl. 96, 200, 656 A. 2; dýrðligar krásir, Bs. i. 152; heiðarlegar krásir, Fs. 5; margskonar krásir, Fms. iii. 36; krása diskr, Ó. H. 85; sá hefir krás er krefr, a saying, Sól.

kreða, u, f. [perh. akin to A. S. cradel; Engl. cradle], a fondled person, kreðu-legr, adj., Björn.

kredda, u, f. a creed (Lat. credo); kvaðsk numit hafa Pater noster ok kredduna, Fær. 257, 258: a belief, fancy, hafa sína kreddu, sitja við sína kreddu (conversational), prob. derived from the story in Fær. S.

kredo [for. word], indecl. = kredda, Fær. 258.

krefða, u, f., medic. crusta lactea, an infant's disease, Ann. 1428, Fél. x. 8, passim in mod. usage, krefðu-sótt, f. = krefða, Ann. 1389.

KREFJA, pres. kref, krefjum; pret. krafði, subj. krefði; part. krafðr, krafinn; [A. S. crafjan; Engl. crave; Dan. kræve] :-- to crave, demand, to call on one, with acc. of the person, gen. of the thing; or also, krefja e-n til e-s, krefja hann til utanferðar, Sturl. i. 214; verða sumir krafðir til at stýra, Sks. 263; ek em kominn at krefja þik at þú látir laust, Eg. 501; ok krafði síra Bjarna, at lúka sér þau átján hundruð, Dipl. iii. 13; ella krefi Guð hann andar sinnar, Sks. 720: at neita því er ek vil kraft hafa, Fms. xi. 225; ok kref ek ok bind ek álögum þriggja marka útlegð, Grág. i. 384; krefja e-n máls, Fms. vii. 162; engi þorði at krefja hann orða, no one durst speak to him, Edda 22: krefja fjár, Sturl. i. 48; krefi hann manna, K. Á. 70; konungr krafði þá leiðangrs, Fms. viii. 419; k. búendr liðs, Ó. H. 205; sá þótti mér ungr at krefja eiðsins, Edda 37; hann krafði dura, he knocked at the door, Fms. viii. 332, v.l.; krefja lukla,