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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

spítali sb. m. [-a;]

(formmæssigt ambig. exx. redig. under spítall sb. m.; cf. item spítal sb. n)

hospital, forsørgelsesanstalt, herberge

cf. Gundersen 1961 [KLNM 6] 687-692

   ‖  (propr. comp.):

Forms: spitala (11); spitali (3); spitalans (2); spitali (1); spitalann (1); spítala (1); spitali (1); spitalanum (1); spitalan (1);

Compounds: presta- (1), sjúkra·manna- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (spítal); ClV (spítal); Fr -i-; Fischer (spitall) -i-; deVr -i-; Fr4 -i-; NO -i-; ÁBlM

Literature: Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 284; Perkins 1978 [StudIsl 36] 28 m. litt., 38, 43; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 104, 107, 118, 209, 322, 357

Genre. (expected): historical works: 7 (4); charters: 7 (2); religious works: 5 (6); contemporary sagas: 2 (2); romances: 1 (2);

Ellert Þór Jóhannsson — Juni 2014