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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

skalli sb. m. [-a]

I.

1) isse, skaldet hoved, kranium
2) (pars pro toto) skaldepande
3) bane (øverste brede flade af økse, cf. ODS ²Bane def. 3)

II. (cogn.)

III. (proprial.)

(om ulv)

IV. (y. no.)

Forms: skalla (29); skalli (18); skallann (8); scalle (4); Skalli (3); skallanum (2); skalle (2); scallanom (2); scalli (2); skallæ (1); skallinn (1); skallan (1);

Compounds: bjóða- (9), blǫðru- (8), brigðar- (2), geitu- (1), grá- (2), hár- (1), haus- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; ClVAdd; Fr; Bin item Fitiaskalli, Skalla-, -skalli ; Rím; LP; AH; deVr; Fr4 item fitjaskalli; NO item fitjaskalli; ÁBlM ¹˜²skalli

Literature: Bergljót S. Kristjánsdóttir 1997 [Skáldsk 4] 76-77; Bjorvand 2018 [MM 2018] 6-7; Steenstrup 1927 [ANF 43] 27-29

Genre. (expected): historical works: 37 (12); family sagas: 13 (8); legendary sagas: 7 (3); romances: 5 (7); charters: 4 (5); contemporary sagas: 3 (5); religious works: 2 (18); unclassified: 2 (0);

Aldís Sigurðardóttir — December 2013