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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

dvǫl, dval sb. f. [-ar; dvalar/dvalir]

(cf. dval sb. n.)

1) [í e-u (etc.)] [um e-t] [til e-s] (item pl. dvalar) ophold (et sted) (et stykke tid), fortsat ophold, forbliven ‖ (item pl.) stay (somewhere) (for a time), stop, continued stay, staying
2) [e-s / á e-u / í e-u] [e-m] [til e-s] [fyrir sakar e-s] (item pl.) nølen, smøleri (med ngt), trækken i langdrag, forhaling, opsættelse, udsættelse (af ngt), forsinkelse ‖ (item pl.) tarrying (over sth.), procrastination, prolongation, postponement (of sth.), delay
 ● án dvǫl/dvalar uden opsættelse/forsinkelse, straks ‖ without postponement/delay, immediately
 ● berr til dvala [e-t] [e-m] (ngt) forårsager forsinkelse (for ngn), (ngt) forsinker (ngn) ‖ (sth.) causes (sby) a delay, (sth.) delays (sby)
 ● gefa dvǫl/dvalir [á !] tilstå udsættelse (af ngt), give en tidsfrist ‖ grant postponement (of sth.), set a time limit
 ● útan dvǫl uden opsættelse/forsinkelse, straks ‖ without postponement/delay, immediately
3) [?■ / at e-u / á e-u] [e-ra / meðal e-s ok e-s / milli e-s ok ■] [e-m] (tids) udstrækning, tid (ngt tager), tidsrum, interval, pause, afbrydelse ‖ span (of time), time (spent on sth.), interval, pause, interruption

Forms: duol (16); dvol (15); dvǫl (13); dvöl (5); dvalar (5); dualir (4); dvala (4); dvalir (4); Duỏl (2); duala (2); dvø̉ l (2); dval (2); dvỏl (2); duaul (1); duel (1); dawlin (1); dvꜹl (1); dvolenni (1); ▹dvol◃ (1); dvøl (1); duỏl (1); daulina (1); duolin (1); dual (1); duoll (1); duøl (1); daula (1); Dvala (1); dvỏlenn (1); dꜹl (1); dvolen (1); duǫl (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; LP ¹dvõl; AH dvol; AJ; deVr; Fr4 item dvel; NO; ÁBlM; Bl cf. Viðbætir

Literature: Helgi Sk. Kjartansson pers. 2004 (konsulent april 2004) //; Lundahl 1940 [ANF 55] 63, 65

Genre. (expected): religious works: 42 (25); historical works: 14 (16); family sagas: 11 (11); contemporary sagas: 8 (7); romances: 7 (10); legendary sagas: 6 (4); charters: 3 (7); þættir: 2 (2); legal works: 2 (9);