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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·lag sb. n. [; *-]

(cf. álaga sb. f.)

1) stød, hug ‖ thrust, blow
2) pres, undertrykkelse, overgreb ‖ pressure, bondage, suppression, infringement
3) ngt ngn pålægger ngn, prøvelse, plage ‖ assignment, trial, ordeal
4) (pl. álǫg) ?trængt situation, nødstilfælde (cf. liggja á & Blöndal álag 6) ‖ (pl.) ?difficult situation, extreme circumstances (cf. liggja á & Blöndal álag 6)
5) [á e-n] økonomisk byrde, skatteudskrivning, skat, afgift ‖ economic imposition, burden (in the form of levies), tax
6) straf, bod ‖ punishment, penance
7) (tillægs)bøde ‖ (additional) penalty payment
8) ?vægtlod ‖ ?weight (for use on a scale)
9) prisfastsættelse ‖ tariff
10) [á e-u] besværgelse, forbandelse, magi, trolddomskraft, trolddom ‖ curse, magic, magic spell
11) (metr.) udvidelse (ɔ: fortsættelse i form af et enstavelsesord af sætningsindhold i en flg. verslinje, cf. álagsháttr sb. m.) ‖ (metr.) extension (ɔ: continuation in the form of one monosyllabic word of a semantic/syntactic unit into the following line, cf. álagsháttr sb. m.)

cf. simplex lag (922)

Forms: alag (6); alỏgum (5); alaga (5); alogum (4); álögum (4); alog (4); alaug (3); alagum (3); alaugum (3); alög (3); alꜹg (2); álög (2); ꜳ lỏgum (2); álǫgum (2); álǫg (2); ꜳlogum (1); alagaɴa (1); a lagha (1); alꜹgvm (1); a laga (1); ꜳ̋ laug (1); ꜳlavgvm (1); álagi (1); älỏgumm (1); ꜳlỏgum (1); alogin (1); alꜹgum (1); alögom (1); aalagh (1); ꜳ̋laugum (1); ꜳ lꝍghum (1); alagh (1); alavgom (1); alogvm (1);

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV; Finsen pl.; Fr; Hertzb; Rím pl.; AJ; Fr4; NO; Bl

Literature: Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 391

Genre. (expected): historical works: 17 (12); legal works: 16 (7); religious works: 13 (18); charters: 6 (5); romances: 5 (7); þættir: 4 (1); family sagas: 3 (8); legendary sagas: 3 (3); learned works: 1 (2); contemporary sagas: 1 (5);