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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

mikill, mykill, “myky-”, “miokl-”, “myk-”, “-yll”, “miy-”, “mickilo” adj. [mikinn; compar. & superl. → meiri adj.]

I. A.

1) stor (størrelse/omfang/udstrækning), omfangsrig, høj/lang
 ● mikill maðr
 ● mikill (at) vexti
2) (om alder) høj
3) (om bod for dræbt familiemedlem til nær slægtning på kvindesiden, udredt af slægtning på samme niveau som bodens modtager (cf. lítill adj., def. 5)
4) (om mængde/kvantum) megen, (pl. miklir) mange
 ● mikill fjǫlði [e-rra/e-ra]
 ● (all)mikit fjǫlmenni/... [e-rs / af e-u(hum.)]
 ● mikill her/...
 ● mikit lið/...
 ● mart ok mikit
 ● mikit er af nátt sidst på natten
5) [af e-u] (om grad/styrke) stærk, heftig
 ● mega mikit
  1
  2

cf. I. D. miklu def. 2

 ● finnask mikit [um ■]
 ● unna mikit [e-m]
 ● unnask mikit
6) (om sår/skader/tab) alvorlig
 ● mikit
7) [til e-rs/e-s / um e-n] hård, kraftig, voldsom, barsk
 ● miklar drykkjur
 ● ríða mikinn dyn
 ● gera mikit af sér
 ● ríða/... mikit

cf. I. C. mikinn

 ● taka mikit [af e-u]
8) (al)mægtig, betydningsfuld, indflydelsesrig, respekteret, højt agtet
 ● mikill maðr
 ● mikill ok mektugr/...
 ● verðr mikils
 ● þykkir/... mikils vert [e-m] [um e-n/e-t]
 ● virða mikils [e-n/e-t]
9) [af e-u / at e-u] [við e-n / fyrir e-m] imponerende, beundringsværdig, storslået, prægtig, fremragende, magtfuld, stor
 ● mikill af sjálfum sér
 ● mikill fyrir sér
10) gavnlig, nyttig, kyndig, dygtig
11) udbredt, almindelig
12) vigtig, betydningsfuld, stor
 ● margr ok mikill
 ● er mikit fyrir [■] [e-m]
13) (om kærlighed el. venskab) varm, inderlig, venlig
 ● er ekki mikit [með e-jum]
14) dyb, tung, svær, som påvirker meget
 ● koma til mikils [e-m]
 ● kemr eigi til mikils
 ● fǽr/fǽsk mikils [e-m]
 ● þykkir mikit [e-m]
15) problematisk
16) (om gode tider) god, gunstig
17) (om vejr) streng, hård, (om store mængder nedbør el. lign.) voldsom
18) (om mørke el. tåge) dyb, tæt
19) (om lys) klar, stærk
20) højlydt, støjende
21) vandrig, svulmende
22) (om kød) grov, ?svært fordøjeligt
23)
 ● mikit [á e-u / til !]] næsten, nærved

I. B. mikils (gen. sg. = adv.)

 ● ?mikils til [!] ?temmelig

I. C. mikinn (m. acc. sg. = adv.; cf. Nygaard 1905 89)

 ● berask mikinn á [!] føre sig frem, optræde pralende
 ● fara/... mikinn sejle/ride/... i rasende fart
 ● láta mikinn [yfir sér]
 ● taka mikinn [af !]

I. D. miklu (dat. sg. = adv.)

1) [fyrir e-t / eftir e-t] længe (før/inden/efter]
   ‖  (+ compar.):
   ‖  (+ superl.):

II. (cogn.)

III. (y. isl.)

IV. (y. no.)

V. (propr. topogr.)

.

Forms: mikit (196); mikill (159); mikinn (52); mikil (49); mikla (29); miklu (23); myklu (18); mikilli (15); mikli (14); mikils (14); mykit (12); miklo (9); micit (9); miklv (8); miklum (8); mikid (8); mykinn (7); miklar (7); miklvm (7); miclo (7); mykla (7); mikille (7); miklir (7); micla (6); Mikit (6); mykyl (6); myklv (5); miclir (5); mickla (5); mikillar (5); mikin (5); micil (5); mikiɴ (5); Mikil (4); mykyt (4); micill (4); mikilꜱ (4); micklir (4); myklum (3); mikell (3); mickill (3); Miklu (3); miclv (3); micli (3); miclar (3); mykil (3); micklum (3); mikklu (3); mikklum (3); miclom (2); ÷÷÷mikit (2); myky (2); mykill (2); míkit (2); mykli (2); mykylli (2); micklvm (2); mykel (2); mykid (2); mykils (2); mikel (2); mycla (2); mickils (2); (2); mycklu (2); mẏkillí (1); miket (1); miᴋlo (1); mykum (1); myklar (1); mykiz (1); mẏcko (1); micᴋlo (1); Myklv (1); mẏkid (1); míkíl (1); mv̇killa (1); mikclu (1); Mikli▹r◃ (1); myklo (1); miclu (1); Mycklu (1); míklv (1); mioklum (1); míkinn (1); mykillar (1); mẏkillar (1); mykillí (1); Mykils (1); nikli (1); míkít (1); mykilli (1); mykynn (1); Mykynn (1); mikillri (1); myukit (1); micith (1); mikínn (1); myclo (1); meiginn (1); micinn (1); míkill (1); micka (1); miklri (1); mykin (1); myklir (1); mykyllar (1); mikkla (1); mikít (1); mycklum (1); mikkenn (1); mikklar (1); miklom (1); míkíll (1); michill (1); mikv̇ll (1); mikle (1); Mikinn (1); Myklo (1); myclu (1); myklarrar (1); micklv (1); miᴋla (1); mikíls (1); mykyll (1); miyclu (1); mykler (1); míkla (1); mẏkla (1); Mikill (1); Miklir (1); micid (1); miken (1); micklo (1); mikjll (1); myklæ (1); Mv̇kill (1); mikílle (1); myccla (1);

Compounds: á·burðar- (3), á·fanga- (1), afla- (8), afl- (2), af·taka- (1), á·huga- (3), á·hyggju- (2), á·rǽða- (1), á·rǽðis- (1), at·fanga- (1), at·gangs- (1), at·gerða- (1), at·gerðar- (1), at·gǫngu- (2), at·kvǽða- (3), augna- (1), bjarg- (1), blóð- (1), blóma- (1), borð- (10), bragð- (1), brjóst- (2), brúna- (1), brún- (2), daun- (1), enni- (1), fá·dǿma- (2), fé- (21), ferð- (1), fjǫr- (1), flutnings- (1), for- (2), fót- (1), fram·kvǽmðar- (2), frost- (3), full- (5), gang- (4), gems- (3), gerðar- (1), giftu- (2), glens- (5), gný- (1), góð·vilja- (1), gras- (1), greina- (1), grúa- (1), gǽfu- (1), hamingju- (4), há·vaða- (9), heil- (1), herði- (12), hljóð- (1), hugsanar- (1), hvápta- (2), hvar- (1), hǽttu- (5), hǫfuð- (8), hǫku- (1), í·hlutanar- (1), í·stǫðu- (2), í·þrótta- (1), járn- (1), kjǫt- (2), kosta- (1), kostnaðar- (4), krafta- (2), leik- (3), líf- (3), lima- (1), lim- (1), lǽra- (1), maga- (1), mag- (2), máta- (2), metnaðar- (1), nauða- (1), nef- (6), of·stopa- (1), ó·ráða- (1), orð·slǿgar- (1), ótta- (1), pretta- (1), raun- (2), reyk- (1), róstu- (5), rót- (1), skamm·rifja- (1), skap- (3), skarkala- (1), skegg- (1), skugga- (1), snǽ- (4), starfa- (2), stór- (22), straum- (1), stundanar- (2), svip- (1), svǽlu- (1), tak- (1), til·laga- (1), trú- (2), um·fangs- (3), um·sýslu- (2), uppi·vǫzlu- (6), upp·vǫzlu- (1), vanda- (1), verk- (2), við·gerðar- (1), viðr·gerða- (1), viðr·lita- (2), virðinga- (1), vit- (1), vǫku- (1), yfir·bragðs- (3), yfir·lita- (1), yfir- (1), þrek- (2), þroska- (4), þrótt- (1), þykkju- (4), þykk- (1), þys- (1), ǫr- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV item (afburðr) afburðar-, (all-) all-, (jafn) jafn-, (ofa-) ofa-, of-, (ofr) ofr- ; ClVAdd; ClVErr; Fr item mikinn m. acc. sg., allmikill, ofsamikill, ofsmikill, mykill; Hertzb item jafnmikill, ofmikill ; Suppl4 jammikill, ofmikill; Bin item Mikla, -mikla, Mikli, -mikli; Rím; LP item allmikill, ofmikill; Med item ofmikill, iafnmikit n., mikit adv.; AH item almikill, iammikill, ofmikill; deVr item mykill; Fr4 item mykill, jafnmikill, ofmikill, ofamikill, ógnarmikill; NO item allmikill, jafnmikill, ofmikill, ofsmikill ; ÁBlM; Bl item allmikill

Literature: Berglund 1988 ; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 173; Finnur Jónsson 1927-1928 [APS 2] 68; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 11, 17; Grøtvedt 1939 92, 147; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 140, 298-9; Guðbjörg Kristjánsdóttir 2000 161, 165; Hansen 1983 [ANF 98] 22-23, 25; Heidermanns 1993 405-406; Hesselman 1913 44 fodn.; Housken 1954 [ANF 69] 29; Hreinn Benediktsson 1978 [ANF 93] 48-62; Hægstad 1899 53-54, 63; Hægstad 1899 63; Hægstad 1915 45-46, 48, 49; Hægstad 1915 58; Hægstad 1916 21-23, 104, 105, 111, 186; Inga Huld Hákonardóttir 2000 227; Lundeby 1947 [ANF 62] 35; Mundal 1974 127; Musinowicz 1911 22 ff.; Nygaard 1917 17, 22; Seip 1955 113 126 129 132 163f 166 191f; Seip 1955 48, 74, 141f., 191; Storm 1887 [ANOH 1887] 357-358; Sturtevant 1946-1947 [SS 19] 9-10; Sørensen 1993 250

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 215 (104); historical works: 172 (150); religious works: 160 (229); learned works: 93 (27); contemporary sagas: 66 (63); romances: 63 (89); legendary sagas: 53 (37); legal works: 36 (82); þættir: 11 (19); charters: 11 (66); unclassified: 4 (3);

Aldís Sigurðardóttir — September 2017