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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

ǫln, aln sb. f. [alnar; alnar/alnir]

(cf. alin sb. f.)

I.

1) (til brug ved måltagning) afstand mellem albue og håndled, underarm
2) (længdemål) alen

cf. Magnús M. Lárusson 1958 [Skírnir 132] 208-245

 ● ǫln klǽðis
3) (værdienhed)
 ● ǫln vaðmáls

II. (y. no.)

Forms: alnar (44); alna (29); alnir (15); alner (10); álnar (7); aln (7); oln (6); öln (5); allner (5); alnum (4); áln (3); alnvmm (2); allna (2); álnir (2); ꜳlnar (2); óln (2); alnom (1); ỏln (1); älnum (1); alnaʀ (1); ꜳlna (1); allnum (1); álnom (1); aalna (1); alnvm (1); alnna (1);

Compounds: vað·máls- (3), þumal- (2)

Gloss.: EJ (alin); ClV; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb item aln; LP; AJ aln; deVr; Fr4 item aln; NO; ÁBlM (öln)

Literature: Björn Magnússon Ólsen 1911 [Fornl 1910] ; Dennis, Foote & Perkins 2000 376; Halldór Halldórsson 1963 [ÍT 4] 75-77; Magnús M. Lárusson 1958 [Skírnir 132] 208-245; Magnús M. Lárusson 1959 [KLNM 4] 445-446; Rasmussen 1956 [KLNM 1] 71-72; Seip 1955 307; Stigum 1956 [KLNM 1] 74-75

Genre. (expected): legal works: 58 (14); charters: 39 (11); contemporary sagas: 15 (11); religious works: 13 (39); historical works: 9 (26); romances: 9 (15); family sagas: 5 (18); legendary sagas: 3 (6); þættir: 3 (3); unclassified: 1 (1);

Þorbjörg Helgadóttir — Marts 2015