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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bráð·liga, brálliga adv. [superl. -ast]

1) straks, snart, hurtigt, pludselig ‖ immediately, soon, quickly, suddenly
 ● bráðliga er så snart (som), snart efter at ‖ as soon as, soon after (that)
2) forhastet, overilet, i ophidselse, hidsigt ‖ rashly, precipitately, agitatedly
 ● gera bráðliga [til e-rs] handle overilet (over for ngn) ‖ act rashly/precipitately (towards sby)
3) kraftigt ‖ powerfully
4) presserende ‖ pressingly, urgently

cf. simplex -liga (0)

Forms: braðlega (16); bradliga (14); braðliga (12); bralliga (5); bráðliga (3); bradlega (3); brálliga (2); braadlegha (2); Bráðliga (1); brádliga (1); brꜳdliga (1); bráþliga (1); Bradliga (1); bradlegha (1); braadliga (1); bralligha (1); bradligazt (1);

Gloss.: EJ (bráðligr); ClV item (all-) allbráðliga; Fr item allbráðliga, ofbráðliga; Rím; LP; Med -a-; AH; Fr4 item brálliga; NO item ofbráðliga

Literature: Sverdrup 1911 [ANF 27] 31

Genre. (expected): historical works: 25 (11); religious works: 18 (17); contemporary sagas: 5 (5); legal works: 5 (6); romances: 4 (7); family sagas: 4 (8); charters: 3 (5); legendary sagas: 2 (3);