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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

al·menningr sb. m. [-s, dat. -i/-; -ar]

(cf. almenning sb. f.)

1) alminding, fælled, jord (græsningsareal) el. havområde hvortil der er fælles brugsret (om kongens rettigheder til ‘almenningr’ i Norge cf. Hertzb, Reinton 1956 [KLNM 1], 100-102), brugsret i alminding ‖ public pasture, “common”, area of land or water where people have common rights (on the king’s rights to ‘almenningr’ in Norway cf. Hertzb, Reinton 1956 [KLNM 1], 100-102), right to use the ‘almenningr’
2) fælleseje ‖ common property
3) offentlig tilgængelig (tvær)gade (der oftest fra hovedgaden fører ned til vandet) ‖ publicly-accessible street (usually leading down from the main street to the water)
4) befolkning, almenhed, menigmand, alle mennesker ‖ the people, ordinary people, all people
5) mobilisering af ledingspligtigt mandskab (og udrustning) til krigstjeneste ‖ calling up/mobilization of men (and equipment) subject to military levy
 ● almenningr er úti der er generel mobilisering ‖ the army of civilians is called out
 ● bjóða út almenning/almenningi udsende mobiliseringsordre ‖ raise the military levy, call up those subject to military service
 ● hafa úti almenning foretage almindelig mobilisering ‖ mobilize an army based on the levy
 ● stefna (út) almenning/almenningi udsende mobiliseringsordre ‖ raise the military levy, call up those subject to military service
6) skat svarende til ledingspligt, ledingsskat ‖ tax equivalent to the military levy
7) ?skare ‖ ?large gathering
8) ?menige ‖ ?rank and file

cf. simplex -menningr (0)

Forms: almenning (32); almenningi (17); almenningr (10); almeningi (4); almennings (3); almenníngr (3); almenníng (2); Almeɴingar (2); almenningh (2); almenningur (2); almenninge (2); almenningar (2); almindings (2); almænningh (2); almenninginum (2); Almenningar (2); almennenge (1); almeningr (1); almeɴing (1); Almenningum (1); almæning (1); almenningrinn (1); Allmenninga▹r◃ (1); Allmenningar (1); almennïnga (1); almennyng (1); almænningom (1); almenningum (1); almeɴingr (1); almænningenom (1); almennøng (1); almenníngur (1); almeningum (1); almænninginum (1); almenenngenom (1); almænningr (1); álmenningí (1); almennínge (1); almennning (1); almenningvm (1); almenningga (1);

Gloss.: ClV (almenning); ClVSuppl; Fr; Hertzb; LP; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (-menningur); Bl

Literature: Bjørkvik 1965 [KLNM 10] 438-442; Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 371; Gerhold 2002 165; Halldór Halldórsson 1986 174-179; Ljunggren 1934 148-149; Magnús M. Lárusson 1956 [KLNM 1] 102-103; Reinton 1956 [KLNM 1] 97-102; Þorgeir Örlygsson 1993 [THÍ 6] 18-20

Genre. (expected): historical works: 42 (19); legal works: 28 (11); charters: 22 (9); religious works: 7 (30); contemporary sagas: 6 (8); family sagas: 3 (14); romances: 3 (12); legendary sagas: 2 (5); þættir: 1 (2);