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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ǿrsl, {ǿsl} sb. n. [; -]

(cf. ǿrsla sb. f.)

1) sindsforstyrrelse, vanvid
2) heftighed, voldsomhed

Forms: ærsl (7); œrslum (4); ærslum (4); æsl (3); ęslum (2); æslvm (2); ærslvm (1); œrslom (1); ærslum (1); æzslvm (1); æslin (1); ærslvm (1); œrsl (1); æslum (1); œrzl (1); ærsla (1); ęrslin (1);

Compounds: hǫfuð- (1)

Gloss.: EJ pl.; ClV æ- pl.; Fr pl.; deVr (œrr); Fr4 pl.; NO pl.; ÁBlM (ærsl(i)) pl.

Genre. (expected): religious works: 14 (8); romances: 10 (3); historical works: 6 (5); legendary sagas: 1 (1); legal works: 1 (3); family sagas: 1 (4);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — December 2014