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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

hals sb. m. [hals, dat. -i; -ar]

I.

1) hals, nakke
 ● beygja hals [fyrir e-m]
 ● beygja hals [á e-m]
 ● brjóta á hals [e-n/sik]
 ● leggja hendr/... (upp) um/yfir hals [e-m]
 ● leggja á hals [e-t] [e-m]
 ● liggja á halsi [e-m] [um e-t]
 ● renna/hleypa á hals [e-m]
 ● standa upp yfir hals [á e-m]
 ● stíga/ganga á hals [e-m]
 ● upp á/yfir hals [e-rs]
2) (pars pro toto i forb. m. henrettelse, straf, underkastelse)
3) (om strube, svælg)
4) højderyg, ås, bjergpas
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
5) ende (på aflang buet genstand), buespids (hvor buestrengen er fæstnet), rebende
6) forreste og bagerste del af skibssiden hvor plankerne bøjes mod hinanden og mødes i stævnene

cf. Falk 1912 51-52

7) rum forrest i skib

cf. Falk 1912 84-85

8) mand, mandsperson, fyr, karl
 ● góðir halsar
9*) (for hasl?, cf. Stefán Karlsson 1980 [Gripla 4] 135-137; for balc?, cf. McDougall 1995 [Alvíssm 5] 108-109)

II. (cogn.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: hals (68); háls (23); halsi (21); halsinn (18); halsar (12); halsa (11); hálsi (10); hálsinn (10); halsinum (8); halse (7); halsana (5); halsinvm (4); hꜳlsi (3); hálsum (3); hálse (3); hálsa (3); halsiɴ (2); halꜱar (2); haalsar (2); halsins (2); hálsinum (2); halssen (2); hꜳlsinn (1); hꜳls (1); hꜳlsins (1); hálsanna (1); halsínn (1); ha̋ls (1); háalsi (1); hááls (1); haals (1); Hꜳlz (1); Hálsi (1); haalsarnir (1); halsum (1); halfs (1); háalsinn (1); halsí (1); halsin (1); haalsinn (1); halsenn (1); hälz (1); halsínum (1); hꜳlss (1); halz (1); halsarner (1); hꜳlsenn (1);

Compounds: barns- (1), bjarn- (1), boga- (2), bog- (1), digr- (1), dramb·semis- (1), dreka- (1), fjalls- (4), flóðar- (1), flóð- (1), gull- (7), hest- (1), hests- (2), lang- (9), leðr- (5), metnaðar- (1), mós- (3), nets- (3), skamm- (1), skógar- (2), vatn·veitu- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin item -háls ; Rím; LP; Med; AH; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM #; BL

Literature: Andersen & Andersen 1989 61, 77-79, 164, 346, 349; Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 191; Bandle 1977 [Rit 12] 54; Christensen 1970 [KLNM 15] 566; Falk 1912 51-52, 64, 84-85; Falk 1914 91; Finnur Jónsson 1932-1933 [NB 20] 32-33; Finnur Jónsson 1933-1934 [APS 8] 271; Heinrichs 1994 [Alvíssm 3] 53; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 102; Kålund 1877 510; Kölbing 1894 [PBB 19] 110-111; Marwick 1952 139; McDougall 1995 [Alvíssm 5] 109; Páll Vídalín 1854 213 f.; Stefán Karlsson 1980 [Gripla 4] 135-137; Thors 1962 [KLNM 7] 232; Vinner 1995 (Rundt) 89

Genre. (expected): religious works: 83 (64); family sagas: 43 (29); historical works: 33 (42); romances: 32 (25); contemporary sagas: 22 (18); legal works: 10 (23); þættir: 9 (5); legendary sagas: 7 (10); learned works: 5 (7); charters: 2 (18);

Eva Rode — December 2010