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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

á·felli sb. n. [-s; -]

(cf. áfall sb. n.)

1) [e-s] det at blive ramt (af ngt), angreb, aggressivitet, ?straf ‖ affliction, attack, hard-handedness, ?punishment
2) ulykke (der rammer ngn), katastrofe, ulykkelig/katastrofal situation ‖ accident, calamity, unfortunate/catastrophic situation
3) (spec. om Egyptens ti plager ‖ spec. of the ten plagues of Egypt)
4) hjemsøgelse, forbandelse ‖ visitation, curse
5) lidelse, sygdom, sygdomsangreb, pest ‖ suffering, illness, plague
6) [e-m] det at kende (ngn) skyldig, domfældelse ‖ pronouncing (sby) guilty, passing a sentence
7) (om kirkelig straf/fordømmelse ‖ of ecclesiastical punishment/condemnation)
8) fordærv, (moralsk) fald ‖ degeneration, (moral) downfall

cf. simplex felli (2)

Forms: afelli (24); áfelli (10); aafelli (6); afellis (6); afelle (5); ꜳfelli (5); aafellum (3); áfellis (3); a felli (2); áfellí (1); aferlle (1); afellit (1); afellí (1); ꜳ felli (1); ꜳ fellis (1); afellum (1); äfelle (1); áfelliss (1); ꜳfelle (1); áfelle (1); ꜳfellis (1); ꜳ felle (1); áfelles (1); afælle (1); afælli (1); ꜳ fellum (1); aafelliss (1);

Compounds: banns- (9), bann·setningar- (1), eymðar- (1), veraldar- (1)

Gloss.: ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fr4; NO; BL

Genre. (expected): religious works: 46 (22); historical works: 11 (14); romances: 10 (8); contemporary sagas: 8 (6); þættir: 3 (2); family sagas: 2 (10); legal works: 1 (8); legendary sagas: 1 (3);