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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2of·beldi, obbeldi sb. n. [-s]

(cf. ofbeldi sb. f.)

1) violence, aggressiveness

a clear distinction between def. 1 and def. 2 is not always possible

2) [á mót e-m] unruliness, refractoriness, presumptuousness. arrogance

a clear distinction between def. 2 and def. 1 is not always possible

Forms: ofbelldi (29); of belldi (6); ofbeldi (4); obbelldi (4); ofbellde (3); ofbelldis (3); obbeldi (2); ofbeldis (2); ofbelde (1); obbelldis (1); ofbelldiss (1); ofbælldi (1); obbelldiss (1); ofbelldit (1); offbellde (1); of bellde (1); ofbællde (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd obb-; Fr; Hertzb; LP; Fr4 item: obb-; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Genre. (expected): religious works: 33 (16); charters: 8 (5); historical works: 6 (11); legendary sagas: 5 (3); family sagas: 4 (7); romances: 3 (6); contemporary sagas: 3 (5);

Christopher Sanders — Februar 2013