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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ofsi sb. m. [-a]

I. A.

1) lyst til at gøre sig bemærket, forfængelighed, praleri
2) overmod, hovmod, arrogance, tyranni
 ● ofsi ok ójǫfnuðr
3) [yfir e-t(hum.)] hidsighed, aggressivitet, aggression
 ● ofsi ok ágangr
 ● ofsi ok yfirgangr
4) heftighed, voldsomhed
5) [e-s] stor mængde, overflod

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

(intens.) voldsomt, overmåde

II. (cogn.)

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Forms: ofsa (36); ofsi (27); ofsinn (7); ofse (5); ÷÷÷ofsa (2); ÷÷÷ofsi (2); Ofsa (2); (1);

Compounds: elds- (1), ó·vinar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin (cf. corr.) ; Rím; LP ²ofsi; Med -e; deVr (ofsa); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; BL

Literature: Bjarni Guðnason 1993 [StudIsl 50] 128; Bjarni Guðnason 1993 [StudIsl 50] 158; Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 176; Guðrún Nordal 1998 148; Holm 1991 [MM 1991] 210; Sørensen 1993 138f.; Sørensen 1993 194; Viðar Pálsson 2008 [Gripla 19] 137; Vésteinn Ólason 1998 155; Zimmermann 1986 348

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 27 (9); historical works: 17 (13); religious works: 13 (19); romances: 9 (7); contemporary sagas: 5 (5); þættir: 3 (2); legendary sagas: 3 (3); charters: 2 (6); unclassified: 1 (0); learned works: 1 (2); legal works: 1 (7);

Simonetta Battista — Januar 2014