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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

elding sb. f. [-ar, dat. -u/-; -ar]

1) (ilds) varme, opvarmning ‖ warmth (from a fire), firing, heating
2) brændsel, brændselsforsyninger, udgifter til brændsel ‖ fuel, fuel supplies, cost of fuelling
3) flamme, (lysende/luende) ild ‖ flame, (blazing) fire
4) lyn, lynild ‖ lightning
5) (om de lysende himmellegemer: planeterne og stjernerne ‖ of the luminous bodies in the heavens: planets and stars)
6) daggry (for andet forslag “the ‘eld’ or old age of the night” cf. ClV ²elding) ‖ daybreak

Forms: ellding (20); elldingar (18); eldingar (8); elldingum (8); elding (7); elldingu (5); elldíngar (2); ælldingar (2); eldíngar (2); ældeng (2); elldíng (2); ællding (2); eldingu (1); eldíng (1); elldingvm (1); elldingvm (1); eldingum (1); eldingo (1); elldíngunum (1); ælldingum (1); elldingunum (1); Eldingar (1); eldingom (1); elldinga (1); elldíngo (1); elldjngar (1); Ellding (1); elldingoɴe (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV ¹˜²elding; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹elding; Bl ¹˜²elding

Literature: Bøe 1962 [KLNM 7] 141

Genre. (expected): religious works: 39 (25); romances: 18 (10); historical works: 13 (16); legal works: 8 (9); learned works: 6 (3); family sagas: 4 (11); legendary sagas: 3 (4); charters: 2 (7); þættir: 1 (2);