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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

fjall, fjell sb. n. [-s; *-]

I.

1) bjerg, (coll.) fjeld, bjergområde ‖ mountain, (coll.) mountain area
 ● fjǫll ok dali
 ● fjall ok/... fjara
 ● fjall eða/né fjǫrðr
 ● upp í fjall / á fjǫll upp / til fjalls upp

in conn. with boundary delineation

2) fundament ‖ foundation

II. (y. no.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: fiall (60); fiallz (24); fioll (19); fjall (17); fialli (15); fiallit (6); fialls (5); fialle (5); fjalli (3); fjǫll (3); fiollum (3); fiallinu (2); fiallum (2); fiollvm (2); fjallit (2); fiỏllvm (2); fealle (2); fiỏll (2); fiælli (2); Fjalli (2); fialla (2); feall (2); Fialle (1); fíalle (1); fiollin (1); fiælls (1); fiöllom (1); fjǫllin (1); fialdz (1); fial (1); fíallz (1); fjöll (1); fiøll (1); fiallzins (1); fiallinv (1); fialleno (1); fíalla (1); Fialli (1); fialz (1); fiollen (1); fials (1); fjalls (1); fiallid (1); fjalla (1); fjallinu (1); fiallzt (1); fiollom (1); fiǫllum (1); fiallðz (1); fiallínu (1); fiallino (1); fealli (1);

Compounds: blezanar- (1), eyði- (4), guðs- (1), há- (12), hamra- (1), ský- (1), stór- (1), styrkðar- (1), vánar- (1), vitnis- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV ¹fjall; Fr ²fjall; Hertzb; Suppl4; Bin Fialla-; Rím; LP ¹fjall; Med; AH; deVr ¹fjall; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹fjall; Bl (cf. corr.)

Literature: Bjorvand 1994 8, 28, 32; Bugge 1889 [ANOH 1889] 69; Falk 1919 73; Finnur Jónsson 1932-1933 27; Finnur Jónsson 1933-1934 [APS 8] 271; Hægstad 1899 58; Kölbing 1894 [PBB 19] 81-82; Marstrander 1932 (Man) 271-272; Reinton 1956 [KLNM 1] 421; Seip 1955 108, 150, 185; Ström 1958 [KLNM 3] 437; de Vries 1928-1929 [APS 3] 127

Genre. (expected): historical works: 40 (37); religious works: 40 (56); legal works: 40 (20); family sagas: 35 (25); contemporary sagas: 15 (15); charters: 12 (16); romances: 12 (22); learned works: 9 (6); þættir: 4 (5); unclassified: 3 (1); legendary sagas: 2 (9);

Christopher Sanders — Maj 2010