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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

geymsla sb. f.

1) [e-rs] [e-s(hum.) / um e-t / yfir e-t/e-u / við e-t] keeping, care, solicitude, attention, management
2) (of physical objects) maintenance, keep, storage
3) (item pl. geymslur) (of captivity, imprisonment, custody, guarding)
4) storage place, hiding place

Forms: geymslu (31); gꝍymslu (6); geymslv (5); geymsla (4); geymslo (3); gœymslu (3); geymslur (2); gæymslu (2); gæymslv (1); gꝍymlv (1); geẏmslu (1); gøyslo (1); geimsla (1); gæymslo (1); gøymlo (1); gœymslum (1); geymzlvm (1); geímslu (1); geimslu (1); gæylmsslu (1);

Compounds: at- (3), eiða- (1), fjár- (2), friðar- (1), hesta- (2), hrossa- (2), inn·siglis- (1), konungs- (1), laga- (2), nauta- (1), reiða- (1), sauða- (1), skrifta·fǫðurs- (1), skyn·semðar- (1), svína- (1), van- (32)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; deVr (geyma); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (geyma); BL

Literature: Housken 1954 [ANF 69] 32; Hægstad 1916 125; Seip 1955 155

Genre. (expected): charters: 14 (5); religious works: 13 (18); legal works: 12 (6); romances: 9 (7); family sagas: 6 (8); historical works: 6 (12); legendary sagas: 4 (3); contemporary sagas: 2 (5); þættir: 2 (1);

Christopher Sanders — November 2011