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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1bóla sb. f. [-u; -ur]

I.

1) hævelse, byld (synes undertiden at være forsk. fra blaðra sb. f.) ‖ swelling, boil (sometimes apparently distinguished from blaðra sb. f.)
2) kopper, koppeepidemi ‖ smallpox, smallpox epidemic
3) boble ‖ bubble
4) skjoldbule, skjoldknap ‖ shield-boss

II. (cogn.)

Forms: bolur (8); bolu (3); bóluna (2); bolum (2); bolan (1); bolo (1); bólur (1); bolvna (1); Bola (1); bola (1);

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV ¹˜²bóla; ClVAdd; Fr; Fischer; Bin; Med -o-; AJ; deVr ¹¯³bóla; Fr4 -bola; NO; ÁBlM ¹˜²bóla; Bl ¹bóla

Literature: Andersen & Andersen 1989 344; Björn Bjarnason 1905 56; Falk 1914 141; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 286; Jón Steffensen 1975 275-319; Marstrander 1915 65; Møller-Christensen 1962 [KLNM 7] 33; Reichborn-Kjennerud 1940 18; Sigurjón Jónsson 1944 30-34

Genre. (expected): religious works: 13 (6); charters: 3 (2); romances: 2 (2); þættir: 1 (0); historical works: 1 (4); family sagas: 1 (3);