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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

vel, val, “veil” adv.

Forms: (508); vel (142); uel (46); val (42); ual (34); væl (8); Vel (4); wel (2); vęl (1); ▹vel◃ (1); Væl (1); vell (1); væll (1); uæll (1); vall (1); veil (1);

Compounds: berg- (1), bjarg- (4), full- (26), heiðrs- (1), jafnan- (1), líka- (6), megin- (1), óska- (1), raun- (1), stór- (11), yfir- (1), þjóð- (1)

Gloss.: EJ item ¹val; ClV item (afar-) afarvel, (afburðr) afburðarvel, (ágæti) ágætavel, (all-) allvel, alvel, val; ClVSuppl val; Suppl2; Fr item allvel, ofraðarvel, val; Hertzb adj.; Rím item allvel; LP item allvel, val; Med; WN; AH item alvel; deVr item ‡val; Fr4 item jafnval, ofraðarvel, val; NO item allvel, ofraðarvel, val; Walter; ÁBlM item val

Literature: Seip 1955 152, 229, 268

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 188 (93); religious works: 184 (205); historical works: 109 (134); romances: 88 (80); contemporary sagas: 61 (56); charters: 52 (59); legal works: 44 (73); legendary sagas: 37 (33); learned works: 16 (24); þættir: 12 (17); unclassified: 3 (3);