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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

tafl, “talf” sb. n. [-s; *-]

I.

1) tavl, brætspil (cf. Holtsmark 1957 [KLNM 2] 223-225)
   ‖  (propr. comp.):
 ● brǫgð í tafli
 ● fá tafl
 ● fá til tafls [e-n]
 ● hljóta tafl
 ● koma til tafls [e-m] [við e-n]
 ● láta tafl [fyrir e-m]
 ● leggja/setja fé/... við tafl/tafli
 ● leika tafl, leika at tafli
 ● reisa tafl
 ● setja tafl
 ● sitja/... at tafli
 ● tefla tafl/tafli [um e-t] [við e-n]
2) spillebræt, (coll.) sæt spillebrikker
 ● tafl ok (tafl)borð
 ● svarfa taflinu
 ● tefla á tafl
3) (i brætspil) brik
4) træk (som i spil), skridt
 ● verða tafli seinni

II. (cogn.)

Forms: tafl (49); tafli (16); taflit (11); taflinu (7); tafls (3); taufl (3); töfl (2); taflsíns (2); Tafl (2); taflenu (1); taflí (1); tauflum (1); Tafls (1); thavfl (1); tavfl (1); taflet (1); taflsins (1); taflít (1); taflino (1);

Compounds: bodda- (1), borð- (1), hala- (2), hnefa- (1), hnef- (5), hnet- (4), kvátru- (3), skák- (26), tann- (2)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Bin Tafl-; Rím; LP; deVr err. f.; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM

Literature: Bugge 1905 12; Ekwall 1941 69; Finnur Jónsson 1921 (KultSprog) 68, 77; Holtsmark 1957 [KLNM 2] 223-225; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 265; Schulte 2017 [MM 2017:2] 2-22, 31-32; Seip 1955 56; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 150, 315, 326, 327; van Hamel 1934 [ANF 50] 229-232

Genre. (expected): romances: 54 (11); family sagas: 15 (12); historical works: 11 (18); contemporary sagas: 10 (7); legendary sagas: 9 (4); legal works: 3 (10); þættir: 1 (2); religious works: 1 (27); learned works: 1 (3);

Simonetta Battista — Marts 2014