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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Words

faldr sb. m. [; -ar]

(cf. foldr sb. m.)

1) knude ‖ knot
2) læg, flig, fold ‖ fold, pleat
3) (nedre) søm, kant, bort (cf. NorskOrdb fald def. 2) ‖ (lower) hem, border, edging
4) (kvindes) hovedbeklædning, hovedlin ‖ (of a female folded headdress) wimple

cf. Falk 1919 99-100

5*) (for áfall sb. n.? atfall sb. n.?)

Forms: fald (7); faldinum (4); falld (4); faldinn (4); falldi (2); falldinum (2); faldarnir (1); følldumm (1); fallde (1); folldum (1);

Compounds: ein- (121), fer- (15), fer·tug- (1), fimm- (2), franzeis- (1), hundrað- (21), krók- (1), marg- (71), sam- (1), sex- (1), sex·tug- (1), sí- (1), tí- (2), tolf- (2), tví- (100), þrí- (58), þúsund- (1), fjór- (6), hǫfuð- (1), sjau- (16), sút- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); CLV; Fr; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (falda vb.); BL

Literature: Ekberg 1981 [Gardar 12] 26; Falk 1919 99 f.; Røthe 2008 [ScriptIsl 58] 39

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 10 (3); religious works: 5 (7); romances: 4 (3); historical works: 3 (5); learned works: 3 (1); legendary sagas: 2 (1);

Christopher Sanders — April 2010