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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ein·faldr adj. [compar. -ari, superl. -astr]

(cf. einfeldr adj., einfelldr adj.)

1) enkelt (vs. dobbelt, etc.) ‖ single (vs. double, etc.)
 ● einfalt bú enkelthusholdning ‖ single household
 ● einfaldr hórdómr, einfalt hórdǿmi enkelt hor (mellem gift og ugift person) ‖ single adultery (between a married and an unmarried person)
2) (om afgift, etc. ‖ of a fee, etc.)
3) (om klæde) i et enkelt lag, uforet, ?enkeltvævet ‖ (of cloth) single-layered, without lining, ?single-woven
4) (om hånd) ikke knyttet, flad ‖ (of a hand) unclenched, flat
5) (medic.) i første grad (cf. Møller-Christensen 1966 [KLNM 11], 81) ‖ (medic.) in the first degree
6) entallig, i ental ‖ singular, in the singular
 ● einfǫld tala ental ‖ singular
7) en enkelt, kun én ‖ a single, only one
 ● einfǫld klǽði/fǫt et enkelt sæt tøj ‖ a single suit of clothes
8) enlig ‖ solitary
9) enstemmig ‖ unanimous
10) elementær, af et og samme stof ‖ elementary, of one and the same material
11) (om det mindre band, excommunicatio minor, cf. Seierstad 1959 [KLNM 4], 79 & einfaldliga adv. def. 3 ‖ of minor communication)
12) almindelig, uden højere stilling/værdighed ‖ ordinary, common, without higher position/dignity
13) enkel, jævn ‖ simple, plain
14) [í e-u] enfoldig (og god), troskyldig, oprigtig, rigtig/ret, retskaffen, myndig, bestemt ‖ simple (and good), guileless, sincere, true, upright, masterful, resolute
15) [■ / í e-u] fast besluttet ‖ resolved, determined
16) enfoldig, intellektuelt svag ‖ simple-minded, weak in intellect

cf. simplex faldr (26)

Forms: einfalldr (14); einfolld (12); einfalldan (5); einfaldr (5); einfallt (4); einfalldir (3); æinfalldr (3); æinfolld (3); einfolldu (3); einfalldur (3); einfallda (3); einfaldir (3); einfǫld (2); eínfalldr (2); einfalldri (2); einfaldan (2); einfalt (2); eínfỏlldum (2); æinfalldir (2); eínfallda (2); einfölldu (2); einfavlldvm (2); eínfalldan (2); æinfaldr (2); einfỏlldum (1); eínfỏlldu (1); æin-faldr (1); einfaldari (1); æinfolldu (1); æinfalldastir (1); einfꜵldom (1); einfolldum (1); einfalldann (1); einfalltt (1); æinfalldo (1); ein faldann (1); æinfoldu (1); einfaulldu (1); einfaulld (1); æinfallan (1); æin-falder (1); éinfalldir (1); einföldum (1); einfallth (1); einfallder (1); ein falldrar (1); ÷÷÷einfalldri (1); æinfalder (1); einfalldrar (1); einfaldum (1); æinfallre (1); æinfold (1); æinfalldri (1); æinfallda (1); æin-falda (1); einfaldre (1); éinfaldr (1); ein favlld (1); einfalldastir (1); æinfaldan (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (jafn) jafneinfaldr; Fr; Hertzb; Suppl4 jam-; Rím; LP; Med; AH item iameinfaldr; AJ; Fr4 item jafneinfaldr; NO; Walter _ ; Bl item jafneinfaldur

Literature: Falk 1919 214; Falk 1919 91, 187; Hægstad 1915 145; Salvesen 1968 38; Walter 1976 46

Genre. (expected): religious works: 65 (31); legal works: 19 (11); charters: 12 (9); historical works: 6 (20); contemporary sagas: 6 (9); romances: 6 (12); learned works: 2 (4); legendary sagas: 2 (5); family sagas: 2 (14); unclassified: 1 (0);