SPECIMENS.

I.—SPECIMEN OF MR. CLEASBY'S MS. WORKED OUT BY HIMSELF.

ml, s, pi. n., p. mool, Gr. . 30, i. 83" Cod. B, lb. 41. ii. 318"
Cod. A, sl. S. i. 374*; inol, Norskc Love 335a'!. Two loading signi-
fications characterise this word, each of which present a number of
subdivisions. 1. speech, cp. mla, to speak. 2. measure, cp. mla,
to measure.

I. Leading signification.

a.—-facullas voces articulatas proferendi, loqtiela, a speech. Brs synir
toku upp trin, skpuu af menu, . . . gaf hinn fyrsti nd ok lif. . . rii
sjuu, mlit ok hcyrn ok sjn, Sn. E. gg. c. y. io14. aldri hrumsk ck
bau gu er gfgar, vat au hafa ekki inl, Fins. i. 97'". rngdi
sv sttarfari konungsins, at hann missti mlsins, x. I4817. spuri
konnngrinn ef Sigvaldi hefi rnl sitt, xi. 102'^. hefi ek niarga vega
leita nila vi hana ok hefi ek aldri fengit orft nf henni, Laxd. c. 12.
3O17. eir gltuu cinnar tungu mli er forum vildu stpul sma
gegn Gui (speech in one language), No. 677. I9!8. eir menn er
er hunds hfu ok hafa gau fyrir mil (latratns pro loquela), Rinib.
iii. 39. 347*. eir hafa eigi nianns rdd n nial, voice or speech, Rimb.
iii. 45. 34821. honocentaurus hetr tvenn nieol, voices, organs, manners
of speech,
673. A. 47".

b.—sermo, oratio, verba, hvart etu eir Steinarr ok Onundr her, sv at
eir megi skilja rmil mitt, Eg. c. 86. 7354. hvrt er Flosi sv nr, at hann
megi heyra ml mitt, Nj. 129. 200''. ver eigi nac.r hontnn en mul nemi,
Fms. iv. 281C'. r er inikit fyrir mali, v. 3251*. var hann snjallr i
nu'ili ok talar vel ingi, ix. 53513. skilr niikkut her manna nu'il ?
Anumdis egir: eigi heldr enn fugla kli, Fas. ii. 5I2-0. sumum gefsk
mala ing, No. 677. 2O23. skuldskapr var honuin sv tiltkr sem
hann mlti af tungu fram sem annat ml, other speech, i. e. prose, Fms.
iv. 374'', cf. 91, var. 5. engi var sv vitr hj, at snjallara ml (sermo,
ora/io)
mytidi fram bera, Fms. vii. 158^". eigi man at sv skjtt rask,
segir orstcirm ok tk annat inl, Gunnl. c. 5. 7o7. engi hafi hn or
um fyrr en Gestr lank snu nili, Laxd. c. 33. !3Ob. ok er lafr lauk
snu mli, var gr rrnr gerr, 27. io6lu. en er hann hafi etla
mlt fylldisk egar ml hans, was fulfilled, came to pass, MS. 623. 42*.
au eru upphf af mli minu (of a sermon), sl. S. i. 385'^. bar Gizurr
jar r.iikit ml, at hann mundi v auveldliga lei konia. insisted
much,
Fins. x. 93IS. urfu r firi v at... syna fyrir mer oil au ml
ok athfi er hafa arf fyrir konungi, expressions, modes of expressions,
Sks. 301- —Cod. 6lft. 29: pi., svarar drottinn vr mc mlum David
propheta, in the U'ords of David, No. 619. 3I~\ In specie, colloquiinn,
begar er eir fundu menn at mli, Fms. i. 2O49. maelti hann jafnan fyrst
vi Normenn ef beir vildu hafa ml hans, audients hos ham, -paven, vii.
241". lvir hmifa var me konungi ok koin opt . null vi konung. Eg.
24. Io62. bar ^ lagisk nir ok skaut fyrir loku, cngi ori at krefja
hann mls, 81. 6(_T':!. rds gekk til mls vi Egil, 89. 764*-. san
hxttu au mlinu (v;*r. talinu), Nj. c. 6. io3. egar er hvrir n mli
annarra st Atli upp ok mlti, 5. 8H. In specie, rcsponsum, hann
leitai mls urn vi sgeri, hverju at gegndi, Eg. c. 83. 7O3?.
sendirno'nnum ikkir hun sv.-ira furu strliga ok spyrja hana mls nm,
hvar til svr essi skulu koma, S. i. Har. Hrf. 3. 77'-'3, cf. Fms. i. 3l.
mlti hann ml af eim, ok spuru au hversu bardaginn hefi gengit,
Fas. iii. 5^523. Sermonis argnmentum, judiciinn (de aliqua re) verbis
portatum,
at var rm'il manna at henni hafi allt verit illa gefit, at er etc.,
Nj. c. 154. 2S19. at var ml manna um ;i jbrlf ok Br, at eir
vxri etc., Eg. c. 8. 39". at er ml manna at eigi hafi meiri skornngr
vi-rit i Noregi, Fms. vii. ISO7, ok hfu menu at mali, at bat sumar
hfu Marcus-mcnn byr hvert er eir vildu, 3OI1. allir menn hfu
nu'ili er laf s, hversu frr mar hann var, Laxd. c. 22. 8S2*. Nar-
ratio,
n cr ar til mls at taka er orkell Eyjlfsson sitr bi snu,
Laxd. c. 74. 314". jarlirnir Urgu-rjtr ok Brimeskjarr er fyrr var
geti essu mli, Fms. xi. 4I3. Proverbium, saying, pat cr forut m:'il,
at bysna ska! at betr veri, Fms. x. tii'2". Runœ i/icisa: vel sen/entice ?
hann hafi krka-spjt heudi haugtekit ok ml i, (the runes wore

legible? or of important signification?), Laxd. c. 21. 78'-'. n eru tekin
Grsu brot, ok grir jporgn'mr bar af spjot . . . ml vru i, ok fcert i
hepti spannar-lang, (i.e. frt spjt hepti), Gisl. Cod. II3W, cf. niiUa
sax, Fas. i. 5I418- Utnis integer senstis. logice—a complete period, her
er m:il fu'.lt hvcrju vsu-ori, Sn. E. brh. 86. 234''. her er tvau nial full
koiniu i hverju vsu-ori, 85. 233-'. ok er s. visu-helmingr ei elligar
rettr at mali, 91. 23527. The mode (either with an usual or artificial
term) of appellafion in poetry
(as, for instance, that a man be called
' mar,' or be called ' skjald-tre." or the like) ; tvenn eru kyn ban cr
greina skldskap allan: hver tvenn? ml ok ha:ttir, hvert niultak er
haft til skldskapar? renn er etc., Sn. E. skm. i. 93'. ykkja
nygrvingar vcl kvenar ef at ml er upp er tekit haldi of alia visu-
leng, Sn. E. brh. 82. 230". eir mltu skldskapnum Sighvats, ok
klluu at hann hefi eigi rtt ort at mali, Fms. v. 209''', cf. bragar-m.ll,
Sn. brh. 84. 232 (a poetical.. .). Lingua, idioma, er ltr eigi
urfa vru mli essa nu raddar-stafi, Sn. E. lat. c. 3. 277'"'*. mcl
n vi mik girzkt ml, No. 677. 7-5"*. Haraldi var mjk stirt um nor-
rcent ml, Fms. vii. 165*. Postidatum, demand, assertion, Hkon
konungr hafi skr lti allar Eyjar fyrir vestan Skoland r sem hann
kallai sr, en Skota-konungr hafi nefnt r sem harm vildi eigi lausar
lta,. . . en um ara hluti var skamt milli mls konunga, en gekk
eigi sttin saman, Fms. x. 132*. (ok mihim sv ml mili eirra) at
hvrir tveggju hafi nakkvat sns mls, sl. S. i. I22". hann festi jrnbur
at sv skyldi sanna ml hans, Fms. vii. 230". hefir hann marga stai
mikit til sins mls, 22110. hafa her hvrir tveggju mikit til sins mills,
Nj. c. 56. 882. skal s eirra hafa sitt ml er ei vill at vinna, Gr. i.
Kb. 3. 3931. eir skulu dmendr sitt ml hafa er fleiri eru saman ar,
29. 430". Gunnlaugr skal fyrr flytja fyrir, vat hnum eirir verr ef
hana hefir eigi sitt ml, Gunnl. 9. no-2. essi eru au dmi er sna
hit sama ml, (i. e. at gu gori brig skipaum dmi), Sks. Cod.
Ii8ft. 17. Factum, stipulatio, agreement, stipulation, condition, enda
at at halda med eim ... nema au vili annat ml gra, Gr. i. f.
23. 33616; and 22. 335'. mi bregr hann (grimar) mli, vi fleiri
menu, i. . 56.148^. en ek skal lauss allra mla ef hann kemr eigi
t, Gunnl. c. 5. So'', cf. 9. IJ.61'. EJfalnm, mandatum, s er. .. fyr-
ltr inl Gus ok seining laga, No. 677'*. s er elskar mik nuin halda
ml min, 17s2. Diversœ formulce processvarice,. . . decisio, effntum etc.,
enda er eigi heimting til mlsins, Gr. i. Kb. c. Si. 497". skulut nial
hans standask um siik, Gr. i. . c. 21. 413. enda er sv sem eir
mli eigi eim nuilum, ntma eir vinni eia at, ii. lb. 46. 342"', cf. 21.
25. skulu eirra manna mill standask ... hvar ess er Jieir taka eigi af
alingis-mli, Gr. i. umb. 31. 2y6n. enn er s hlutr lgum er i hefir
eigi kennt mr. at er at festa mer konu, orsteinn segir: at er lti
ml, ok kcndi honum atferli, Gunnl. c. 4. 54". hann skal segja i annat
sum fram skina, ok fara sv llu mli^um, sem hann hafi r ekki um
mlt, Gr. i. . c. 12. 4O26. kver ttarr jarl ings, ok mlti eim
mlum inginu, at Hkon jarl skyldi heita vargr veum, Fms. xi. 40".
ef hann kver sv at. ok hafi mli snu ' heilt n'i ok heimilt,' en eigi
ella, Gr. i. f. 7. 317"''.

Negotiant, res, status. 1. negotinm et res simili sensu, |jrlfr
ba lvi byrja ml sitt, Eg. c. 16. 215. Svertingr gekk konungs fund
ok flutti null sitt, Laxd. 41. i8o16. hann fann pfaiin, ok tk hann ar
lausn af honum allra sinna mala (of all he bad committed), Orkn. 21.
86. ok niunt mt vera mr at tnia til nn'ilanna inna allra, Fms. xi.
IO419, cf. Nj. c. 6. io17. sitr hann bar mi at mlum sinuni vi vegsemd,
xi. 45. vit leituum ekki fyrst essa mla vi Brynjlf, E. c. 9. 40*.
ikki mr n vandask mlit er ek hefi r rit brlaup mitt, Nj. 2.
414. takit er mi hofiugja ann er yr ikkir bezt til fallinn, v at ein-
hvcrr mun urfa at vera fyrir m;Vlinn, 124. I927. ef mar handsalar
niaiini stt ... ok skilja eir at m;il eigi grr enn sv (the matter, affair,
almost stipulation), Gr. i. . 50.130. vii ek v heita, at ciga san
allt mitt null undir yr tostbrœrum. Fas. 2. 532s1. en essi rnar er