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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1engill sb. m. [engils; englar]

1) engel (både Guds og Djævelens) ‖ angel (both the Christian God’s and the Devil’s)
 ● engill andskotans
 ● engill guðs
2) (pl. englar) (om engle tilhørende den laveste af de ni kategorier, cf. Gallén 1976 [KLNM 20] 530) ‖ (pl. englar) (of angels belonging to the lowest of the nine orders)
3) (om afbildning/statue ‖ of a depiction/statue)

Forms: englar (16); engla (7); engill (6); einglar (5); engil (4); engell (3); englom (3); engli (3); engel (2); eingill (2); englum (2); ænglar (2); ængla (2); engillinn (1); englaɴa (1); ængil (1); eingla (1); einngla (1); Einglar (1); eínglar (1); eingelsins (1); engils (1); einglum (1); ængils (1); eingel (1); eínglanna (1); ængill (1);

Compounds: and·skota- (1), djǫfuls- (2), dýrðar- (1), fylgju- (2), geymslu- (2), guðs- (11), gǽzku- (1), gǽzlu- (5), hǫfuð- (13), mann- (1), stjórnar- (2), varð·hald- (1), varð·halds- (22), veldis- (7), yfir- (7), ǫfundar- (5)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; LP; AH; AJ; deVr ¹engill; Fr4 ¹engill; NO ²engill; ÁBlM ¹engill; Bl

Literature: Bandle 1956 [BA 17] 22, 183f.; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 44; Salvesen 1968 64; Seip 1955 82, 148, 209; Wolf 2001 [Rit 52] lxxxvii

Genre. (expected): religious works: 55 (19); historical works: 4 (12); legal works: 4 (7); charters: 3 (5); learned works: 2 (2); family sagas: 2 (8); romances: 1 (7);

Christopher Sanders — April 2010