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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1au·fúsa, á·fúsa, ǫfusa, ǫfussa sb. f. [-u]

(cf. áfúsi sb. f., áfýsa sb. f., áfýsi sb. f.)

1) [■ / á e-u] [e-m] iver, interesse ‖ eagerness, interest
2) [fyrir e-t] (udtryk for) taknemmelighed, tak ‖ (expression of) gratitude, thanks
 ● kunna aufúsu [e-s / fyrir e-t] [e-m] vise glæde (over ngt), være (ngn) taknemmelig (for ngt) ‖ demonstrate/express happiness (about sth.), be grateful (for sth.)

cf. simplex -fúsa (0)

Forms: aufusv (5); ꜹfusu (3); aufusa (3); afusu (3); ꜹfuso (3); aufusu (2); ofusu (2); avvsu (2); aufúsu (2); avusu (2); afuusu (2); ofusa (2); aufúsa (2); avvssv (2); ǫfúsu (2); öfúsa (1); afwsu (1); öfusu (1); ofusv (1); ỏfusa (1); øfussu (1); afwsu (1); offvssv (1); ỏfussu (1); aufuso (1); ofoso (1); ofvssv (1); ofvso (1); ofusso (1); ofvusu (1); avus▹u◃ (1); afuusa (1); ofuso (1); áfusu (1); avfavsv (1);

Compounds: ó- (1)

Gloss.: ClV aufusa, afusa, öfusa; Suppl2 offussa; Fr item offussa, öfúsa; Hertzb (áfúsa) aufusa; AH; AJ; deVr ; Fr4 item offussa, õfúsa ; NO item afúsa, õfusa; ÁBlM item (öfusa); Bl

Literature: Falk 1928 342

Genre. (expected): historical works: 18 (10); family sagas: 9 (7); charters: 9 (4); romances: 6 (6); religious works: 5 (15); contemporary sagas: 4 (4); legendary sagas: 3 (2); legal works: 3 (5);