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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

geisli, “geils-” sb. m.

(cf. geisl sb. m.)

I.

1) (ski) stick
2) ray, beam of light

II. (cogn.)

Forms: geisla (14); geisli (7); geislar (6); geislum (6); gæisla (4); geilsanum (2); gæisli (2); geislinn (1); gęisli (1); geísla (1); géislar (1); geislen (1); geÿslanum (1); geíslar (1); géisle (1); gæisle (1);

Compounds: dag- (1), fróð·leiks- (1), guðs- (1), hrǽzlu- (1), lýsingar- (1), ógnar- (1), ráðs- (1), skíða- (2), skilningar- (1), smá- (1), sólar- (28), spekðar- (2), styrkðar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Bin item -geisli; Rím; LP; AH; deVr (geisl); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (geisl); Bl

Literature: Bjarni Einarsson 1960 [KLNM 5] 230 f.; Björn Bjarnason 1905 97; Jakob Benediktsson 1961 [KLNM 6] 318

Genre. (expected): religious works: 20 (13); historical works: 12 (9); romances: 9 (5); family sagas: 3 (6); contemporary sagas: 2 (4); learned works: 2 (2); þættir: 1 (1); legendary sagas: 1 (2);

Christopher Sanders — November 2011