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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·leitni sb. f. [-/-s]

1) angreb ‖ attack
2) ?trussel ‖ ?threat
3) bebrejdelse, bagvaskelse, chikane, drilleri ‖ reproach, calumny, harassment, teasing
 ● (vera/hafa) í áleitni [við e-n] drille (ngn) ‖ tease (sby)
 ● til áleitni [við e-n] kritisk (over for ngn), i (ngns) kritik (af ngn) ‖ critical (of sby), in (sby’s) criticism (of sby), as disparagement (of sby)
4) nyfigenhed ‖ inquisitiveness
5) indgreb, krænkelse ‖ encroachment, infringement

cf. simplex -leitni (0)

Forms: aleitni (16); áleitni (9); aleitne (6); ꜳleitni (3); alæitni (2); aleítní (2); aleítni (1); a léitne (1); áleijtnne (1); aleytne (1); aleitlni (1); ꜳ leitne (1); aa-leitni (1); áleitne (1); aleíttni (1);

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

Genre. (expected): religious works: 20 (12); family sagas: 8 (6); contemporary sagas: 7 (3); charters: 4 (4); romances: 4 (5); legendary sagas: 1 (2); legal works: 1 (4); þættir: 1 (1); historical works: 1 (8);