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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·fall sb. n. [-s; *-]

(cf. áfelli sb. n.)

1) stød, fald ‖ blow, fall

2) bølge (der skyller ind over skib), styrtsø ‖ wave (that breaks over a ship), sea

3) oversvømmelse ‖ flooding

4) ulykke (der rammer ngn), slag, hjemsøgelse, forbandelse ‖ adversity, affliction, curse

5) [e-m] det at kende (ngn) skyldig, domfældelse, dom ‖ passing a sentence, sentence

 ● dǿma áfall [e-m] kende skyldig, domfælde ‖ find guilty, sentence

 ● dǿma áfall sekðar dømme at straf skal effektueres ‖ judge that a sentence shall fall/take effect

6)

cf. simplex fall (157)

Forms: afall (10); áfall (5); áfǫll (4); afoll (3); áföll (3); afollum (3); afallz (2); afalli (2); afalle (2); áfalls (1); afalz (1); afaull (1); ꜳ fall (1); áfalli (1); ááfǫll (1); a-fall (1); áfoll (1); áfalla (1); áfalz (1); ꜳ fỏllum (1); ꜳfꜹllvm (1); á-fall (1); afỏll (1); a favllom (1); afavllvm (1); ꜳ̋ fỏll (1); fallit (1); áfꜹll (1); áfỏllvnvm (1); a fallit (1); aføllvm (1); áfallz (1);

Compounds: banns- (1)

Gloss.: ClV; Finsen; Fr; Rím; LP; AH; AJ; NO; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 15 (15); family sagas: 12 (7); contemporary sagas: 6 (4); legendary sagas: 6 (2); legal works: 6 (5); historical works: 5 (10); romances: 3 (6); þættir: 2 (1); charters: 2 (4);

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