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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1fals sb. n.

I.

1) svindel, forfalskning (af varer/mønter) ‖ fraud, adulteration, adulterated goods/coinage

cf. Hertzb

 ● fals er/ ... í [e-u]
 ● fals eða flǽrð

mht forskel ml. ⫽ for a distinction between fals and flǽrð, cf. Páll Vídalín 1854 160

 ● gera fals í [!]
2) [eftir e-m] løgnagtighed, svig, bedrag ‖ falsehood, deceit, deception
 ● fara með fals
 ● fals ok/... flǽrð
 ● fals ok/... hégómi
 ● segja fals [frá e-u / í e-u]

II. (y. no.)

Forms: fals (106); false (12); falsi (11); falz (3); falsse (1); falset (1);

Compounds: hé·góma- (1), skurð·goða- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Rím; LP; Med; AJ; deVr; NO; ÁBlM ¹fals; Bl ¹fals

Literature: Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 283; Páll Vídalín 1854 160; Seip 1955 211; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 98, 144, 157

Genre. (expected): legal works: 39 (12); religious works: 36 (35); historical works: 31 (23); romances: 9 (14); charters: 7 (10); þættir: 3 (3); contemporary sagas: 3 (10); learned works: 2 (4); family sagas: 2 (16); unclassified: 1 (0); legendary sagas: 1 (6);

Christopher Sanders — Oktober 2010