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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·kall sb. n. [-s; *-]

1) råb, kalden, (højlydt) tilskyndelse ‖ shout, shouting; urging, clamour
2) [e-rs/e-s / til e-rs] påkaldelse (af helgen/gud), bønfaldelse ‖ invocation (to a saint/deity), entreaty, supplication
3) [á e-t / til e-s / um e-t] [við e-n] [af e-m] krav, fordring ‖ claim, demand

cf. simplex kall (75)

Forms: akall (37); ákall (11); akalle (8); ꜳkall (5); akalli (4); aakall (3); ákalli (3); akallz (3); á kalle (2); akꜹllum (1); á=kalli (1); acall (1); äkalle (1); ꜳkollum (1); akoll (1); ákalls (1); ꜳkalli (1); ꜳ-kall (1); a kall (1); ákǫllum (1);

Gloss.: ClV; Suppl2; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4; LP; Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Gundersen 1964 [KLNM 9] 283

Genre. (expected): religious works: 32 (23); historical works: 24 (15); contemporary sagas: 10 (6); charters: 5 (7); family sagas: 4 (10); þættir: 3 (2); legal works: 3 (8); romances: 3 (9); learned works: 1 (3); legendary sagas: 1 (4); unclassified: 1 (0);