'company' (Modern English )
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
(ONP soppr (sb.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Far soppur, Icel soppur, Norw sopp, Sw dial sopp, supp
cp. swamm 'fungus, mushroom, sponge'
Phonological and morphological markers
ON consonant cluster assimilation
ON loss of */w/ before rounded vowel
Cited by MED from a scattered handful of 15c. texts, incl. WA, AMA and DT. In the modern period found in Scots and N dial (see DSL s.v. sopp (n.2)).
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus