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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2ǫlmusa, almusa, “-maus-”, {ǫlmǫsa} sb. f. [-u; -ur]

(cf. ǫlmusa sb. m., ǫlmusi sb. m.)

I.

1) almisse, fattighjælp, understøttelse
 ● biðja ǫlmusu [á e-n] [sér]
 ● gefa ǫlmusu [e-m/e-u] [til e-s]
 ● gera ǫlmusu [e-m / fyrir e-m/e-u / við e-n]
 ● þiggja ǫlmusu
2) [at e-u] ussel person, stakkel

II. (y. isl.)

Forms: ölmusu (6); ǫlmusur (4); olmosu (3); olmoso (3); almoso (3); almosu (2); ỏlmusu (2); ölmusur (2); almosa (2); olmosor (2); olmosur (2); olmusar (1); olmosv (1); ỏlmỏsur (1); olmvsa (1); olmosa (1); Olmusur (1); ỏlmusum (1); ǫlmosan (1); aulmusunnar (1); almusu (1); ỏlmỏsu (1); aulmusa (1); ölmusum (1); aulmosu (1); ollmoso (1); almusur (1); ỏlmusur (1); avlmvsa (1); aulmausu (1); ölmosu (1); aulmusu (1); olmusu (1); ǫlmusr (1); olmvsvr (1); ꜹlmvsvm (1); ölmusa (1); ǫlmusu (1); almosna (1); olmusan (1);

Compounds: guðs- (12), krists- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; LP; AH o-; deVr; NO; Walter; ÁBlM (ölmusa)

Literature: Dahlerup 1958 [KLNM 3] 583; Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 46, 49, 218, 290; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 284; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Magnús M. Lárusson 1958 [KLNM 3] 588-589; Pirinen 1959 [KLNM 4] 206; Seip 1955 82, 209; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 150; Walter 1976 72

Genre. (expected): religious works: 26 (16); romances: 10 (6); legal works: 7 (6); historical works: 5 (10); family sagas: 3 (7); charters: 3 (5); contemporary sagas: 2 (4); legendary sagas: 2 (2); learned works: 1 (2); unclassified: 1 (0);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — Januar 2015