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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

fauskr sb. m.

(cf. fauski sb. m.)

I.

1) trøsket/råddent træ ‖ dry and rotten wood, touchwood
2) (om affældig gammel person, olding ‖ of a decrepit old man)

II. (cogn.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: favskr (3); fauska (3); fauskr (3); fauskunum (2); fausk (2); Fauskum (2); fav́sca (1); fauskær (1); Fauski (1); fauskur (1); Fauskom (1); fav́scar (1); fauskum (1); favskvr (1);

Compounds: blá- (2), lim- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVSuppl; Fr; Bin item -fauskr; AJ; deVr (fauski); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Lidén 1939 98

Genre. (expected): religious works: 9 (6); charters: 4 (2); romances: 4 (2); legal works: 4 (2); unclassified: 1 (0); contemporary sagas: 1 (2);

Christopher Sanders — Oktober 2010