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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

beisk·leiki sb. m. [-a]

(cf. beiskleikr sb. m.)

1) beskhed, ram smag, skarp smag ‖ bitterness, acrid taste, sharp taste

2) skarphed, sviende fornemmelse ‖ sharpness, burning sensation

3) barskhed ‖ harshness

4) bitter kval, lidelse, bitterhed ‖ anguish, suffering, acrimony

cf. simplex -leiki (0)

Forms: beiskleika (5); beiskleiki (4); beiskleikans (1); beiskleikans (1); beiskleikj (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Suppl2; Med; Fr4; NO; Bl

Genre. (expected): religious works: 10 (3); romances: 1 (1); historical works: 1 (2);

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