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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1of sb. n. [-s; -]

A.

1) [e-s/e-rra] stor/rigelig mængde (af ngn/ngt), overflod, overdådighed
 ● of (...)fjár [í e-u]
2) (om pengesum) overdrevet beløb
3)
 ● (er) við of [e-t] [e-m]
4) hovmod, (overdrevet) stolthed

B. ofs (gen. sg. = adv.)

(alt) for, overmåde

C. of (acc. sg. = adv.)

(alt) for, overmåde

cf. Hansen 1983 [ANF 98] 17-18

D. ofa (gen. pl. = adv.)

(alt) for, overmåde

.

Forms: of (299); óf (17); ófa (10); ofa (9); Of (5); ofs (2); ofva (2); ỏf (2); off (2); ófs (1); (1); ofin (1); v f (1);

Gloss.: EJ ¹of; ClV adv.; ClVSuppl óf; Fr; Suppl4 adv.; Rím item óf; LP óf; AH præp./adv.; deVr ¹of, ²of præp./adv., óf; NO óf, item of adv./præf.; ÁBlM ¹of, ²of adv., óf; Bl

Literature: Finnur Jónsson 1914 [ANF 30] 175-176; Ásgeir Bl. Magnússon 1950 [ANF 65] 124

Genre. (expected): historical works: 90 (56); religious works: 79 (85); romances: 65 (33); family sagas: 32 (39); contemporary sagas: 23 (23); charters: 20 (25); legal works: 15 (30); legendary sagas: 14 (14); þættir: 7 (7); learned works: 6 (10); unclassified: 1 (1);

Simonetta Battista — December 2013