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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

djǫfull, djǫfǫll, djafull sb. m. [djǫfuls, dat. djǫfli; djǫflar/djaflar]

1) djævel, uhyre, dæmon ‖ devil, ogre, demon
2) (om ond ånd som besætter ngns (item et dyrs) krop ‖ of an evil spirit which occupies sby’s (item an animal’s) body)
3) (spec. om hedensk gud, afgud, ånd i afgudsbillede ‖ spec. of a heathen god, idol, spirit which resides in an idol)
4) (om djævelen, fanden, Satan ‖ of the devil, Satan)
5) (derog.)

Forms: dioflar (14); diofla (8); diofull (4); djöflum (3); diofvll (3); dioflum (3); dioflom (2); diofle (2); diofullinn (2); dioflinum (2); diaflar (2); dioflvm (2); djöful (2); dioful (2); diofoll (2); diofulsins (2); djǫful (2); dioflarnir (1); diofols (1); diofvlsins (1); diỏflar (1); diỏflum (1); diofvlleɴ (1); diaufullinn (1); diafull-enn (1); diofol (1); diꜵfla (1); divfla (1); diỏfla (1); djöfull (1); djǫflana (1); diofvls (1); Diǫflarnir (1); diofǫleɴ (1); diøfflinumm (1); dioffoll (1); djǫflarnir (1); díoflar (1); djǫfulinn (1); diǫfli (1); diovollin (1); dioflinom (1); diæflinum (1); diỏfli (1); diøfvllinn (1); dioflenom (1); diǫflenom (1); diøfflar (1); djǫflar (1); djǫfullinn (1); diofulin (1); diofulliɴ (1); diofavll (1); diǫfla (1); djǫfla (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Bin; Rím; LP; Med -ul; AH; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item djæfull; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Battista 2006 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120; Breisch 1994 92; Bø 1958 [KLNM 3] 130; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 142; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 49,207,253,268,270,284,288,300; Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 136-138; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 283; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Kock 1895 [PBB 20] 121; Roos 1958 [KLNM 3] 125-126; Roos/Heggum/Bø/Holtsmark 1958 [KLNM 3] 125-128, 130-131, 136-138; SDE djævel; Seip 1955 82, 129, 209; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 150

Genre. (expected): religious works: 53 (25); historical works: 10 (16); contemporary sagas: 7 (7); romances: 7 (10); legal works: 6 (9); legendary sagas: 5 (4); family sagas: 5 (11); unclassified: 1 (0); learned works: 1 (3);