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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

gaflak sb. n.

I.

spear for throwing, dart, javelin

etymology debated, cf. OED gavelock

Forms: gaflaki (6); gaflak (5); gaflokum (4); gaflǫkum (3); gaflỏkum (3); gaflakí (3); gaflỏk (2); gaflokvm (2); ÷÷÷gafloki (1); gafl lỏkum (1); gaflake (1); gaflök (1); gaflaukum (1); gaflaci (1); gaflökum (1); gaflavkvm (1); gaflꜹk (1); gafloc (1);

Compounds: fleygi- (1), létti·fleygi- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClVSuppl side: gaflok; Fr; Fischer; Rím; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO side: gaflok; ÁBlM side: gaflok; Bl (gaflhlað)

Literature: Björn Bjarnason 1905 66; Bugge 1905 213; Falk 1914 72; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 58; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 43

Genre. (expected): romances: 17 (4); historical works: 11 (6); family sagas: 4 (4); þættir: 2 (1); legendary sagas: 2 (1); religious works: 1 (9); contemporary sagas: 1 (3);

Christopher Sanders — Oktober 2011