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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

karl, kall | “kar”, “kal-” sb. m. [-s, dat. -i; -ar]

(cf. kallr sb. m.)

I.

1) mand vs. kvinde ‖ man vs. woman

cf. Strerath-Bolz 1995 2

2) fyr, mandsperson ‖ fellow, chap
3) gammel mand, gamling ‖ old man

cf. Mundal 2001 108-110

4) [e-rrar] ægtemand ‖ husband
5) fri mand af lav social rang, fattig mand, bonde ‖ free man of low social status, poor man, pesant
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● karl ok/eða konungr
 ● karl ok kýll
 ● karl ok kýr
 ● skifta kǫrlum ok kerlingum
6) (om mand i ngns tjeneste) ‖ (on a man in someone’s service)
7) (om djævlen) ‖ (of the devil)
8) (om løve) ‖ (on a lion)

II. (cogn.)

III. (y. no.)

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Forms: karl (45); karla (21); karlar (18); kall (15); kallar (13); karll (12); karli (9); karls (7); karle (7); kalla (4); karlinn (3); karlla (3); kalle (3); karlle (3); korlum (2); Kall (2); korlom (2); karlli (2); kavrlvm (2); kals (2); karlum (1); karlleínn (1); kalli (1); kal (1); Karl (1); carllar (1); carlar (1); karsl (1); kalum (1); karlínn (1); kørlum (1); kar (1); carl (1); Kall (1); carls (1);

Compounds: akra- (1), akr- (23), ali- (3), arf·sǫlu- (1), arf·tǫku- (1), auga- (1), bað- (3), barna- (9), bónd- (1), bragða- (4), búanda- (1), búand- (13), bú- (19), dándi- (1), djǫfuls- (1), dranga- (2), elli- (1), fiski- (4), fret- (5), galdra- (1), gamal- (1), gerninga- (1), grey- (1), há- (5), heljar- (2), heraðs- (2), herbergis- (1), hór- (12), hrúðr- (1), hús- (92), hǽru- (6), hǿkju- (2), járn- (5), kola- (1), kot- (29), kráku- (1), laxa- (3), meðal- (1), mjǫl- (1), okr- (16), okrs- (1), plóg- (3), ramma- (1), róta- (1), ruð- (2), salt·brennu- (1), salt- (11), skegg- (3), skelja- (2), skít- (2), skraf- (1), skratta- (2), staf- (36), stofu- (2), sǽ- (1), troll- (5), vagn- (5), varð- (1), vatn- (12), vatns- (17), villu- (1), vita- (1), þorp- (22)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr item kall; Hertzb side: kall; HertzbTill pl.; Bin item -karl ; Rím kall ; LP; Med item: karsl; AH; deVr item kall; Fr4 item kall, kar, -karl; NO item kall; ÁBlM kall, -kall, ¹˜²karl ; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 157; Bø 1961 [KLNM 6] 478; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 101; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 9; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 253-4; Hempl 1897 [JEGP 1] 342, 345; Holtsmark 1964 [KLNM 9] 566; Lie 1961 [KLNM 6] 303; Lindow 1976 114; Mundal 2001 [NBerg 25] 108-110; Seip 1945 [MM 1945] 27, 28; Seip 1952 [APS 21] 31; Seip 1955 79, 156, 173; Strerath-Bolz 1995 [Skandinavistik 25] 2; Ásdís Egilsdóttir 2000 254

Genre. (expected): religious works: 42 (50); family sagas: 31 (23); legal works: 30 (18); historical works: 24 (33); contemporary sagas: 14 (14); romances: 13 (19); charters: 10 (14); legendary sagas: 9 (8); þættir: 7 (4); learned works: 5 (6); unclassified: 5 (1);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — November 2012