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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

elda·skáli sb. m. [-a; -ar]

(cf. eldskáli sb. m.)

1) “ildskåle”, rum med ildsted/arne (særskilt bygning el. rum bygget sammen med gårdens øvrige rum), gårdens beboelsesafdeling (for ophold, spisning, søvn) ‖ room with a fireplace/hearth (a separate building or a room integrated in the other farm buildings), the farm’s principal living quarters (for sitting, eating, sleeping)
2) køkkenhus/køkken (særskilt bygning el. rum adskilt fra opholdsrummet ‘stofa’) ‖ kitchen (a separate building or a room separate from the living room ‘stofa’)

cf. simplex skáli (115)

Forms: ellda skala (7); eldaskálann (3); eldaskála (3); elldaskála (2); elldaskala (1); eldaskálar (1); ellda-skala (1); elldaskale (1); ellda-skalanumm (1); ellda skálanum (1); eldaskalan (1);

Gloss.: EJ (eldr); ClV (eldr); Fr; NO; Bl

Literature: Kristján Eldjárn 1958 [KLNM 3] 558; Kristján Eldjárn 1960 [KLNM 5] 632-633; Magnús Gíslason 1956 [KLNM 1] 388; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1889 200, 207-208; Weinmann 1994 325

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 12 (3); legendary sagas: 4 (1); þættir: 2 (0); romances: 2 (2); historical works: 1 (4); charters: 1 (2);