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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·fang sb. n. [-s; *-]

(cf. ¹áfangi sb. m.)

1) griben fat i, voldelig håndtering ‖ grabbing hold of, violent treatment
2) uretmæssig benyttelse af andens ejendom ‖ unlawful use of another person’s property
3) [á e-u] bøde for uretmæssig benyttelse af andens ejendom, ret til at modtage samme bøde ‖ “seizure mulct”, penalty for unlawful use of another person’s property, right to receive that fine
4) [á e-m] [fyrir e-t] (pl. áfǫng) fordring, krav ‖ (pl.) demand, claim

cf. simplex fang (315)

Forms: afang (11); áfang (7); afongen (2); áfangí (2); áfangi (2); afongghum (2); afangs (1); ꜳ-fang (1); áfáng (1); afange (1); afáng (1); afong (1);

Compounds: ǫl- (1)

Gloss.: ClV; Suppl2; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; AH; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM

Literature: Bøe 1966 [KLNM 11] 40; Lindroth 1909 [ANF 25] 100; Lúðvík Ingvarsson 1970 272-273; Sveinbjörn Rafnsson 1990 [Saga 28] 135-136

Genre. (expected): legal works: 22 (3); charters: 3 (2); unclassified: 2 (0); þættir: 2 (1); romances: 2 (3); religious works: 1 (8);