Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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borg (noun f.)

‘city, stronghold’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):145721868
SkP: 87127911
Malfong.is (prose):1751392394

forms: borga, Borg sg, Borgin, Borginni, borgarinnar gen f sg, borgin nom f sg, borgina acc f sg, borginni dat f sg, burg, burki?, Borgar nom m sg, borger, borgum, borgar, borg, borgir, borgnara

ungrouped:
Anon Heil 12VII l. 5: borgar ‘’
Kálf Kátr 5VII l. 1: borg ‘city’
Anon Leið 6VII l. 7: borgar ‘the towns’
Anon Leið 30VII l. 4: borgar ‘city of ’
Anon Liðs 8I l. 6: borgar ‘of the city’
Anon Mdr 40VII l. 3: borg ‘fortress’
Anon Mey 15VII l. 2: borgar ‘’
Anon Mey 41VII l. 5: borgar ‘city’
Anon Mgr 38VII l. 2: borgar ‘of the stronghold’
Anon Mgr 44VII l. 6: borgar ‘of the stronghold’
Anon Mv I 3VII l. 1: borg ‘city’
Anon Mv II 6VII l. 2: borg ‘city’
Anon Mv II 13VII l. 8: borg ‘the city’
Anon Nikdr 1III l. 2: borg ‘The city’
Anon Nkt 68II l. 4: borgar ‘stronghold’
Anon Óldr 6I l. 5: borgir ‘of towns’
Anon Pét 9VII l. 3: borgin ‘city’
Anon Pét 10VII l. 2: borgar ‘city’
Anon Pét 54VII l. 8: borg ‘city’
Anon Pl 15VII l. 1: borg ‘’
Anon Pl 53VII l. 3: borg ‘’
Anon Sól 63VII l. 5: borgar ‘fortress’
Anon Vitn 9VII l. 5: borgum ‘the cities’
Arn Hardr 3II l. 5: borg ‘wall’
Arn Hardr 9II l. 8: borgar ‘the stronghold’
Arn Þorfdr 18II l. 1: borga ‘the defences’
Bjbp Jóms 28I l. 4: borg ‘the fortress’
Bǫlv Hardr 2II l. 7: borgar ‘of the city’
ESk Geisl 48VII l. 2: borgar ‘stronghold’
ESk Geisl 56VII l. 3: borg ‘the fortress’
ESk Sigdr I 3II l. 8: borg ‘ Acre’
ESk Frag 1III l. 1: borgar ‘stronghold’
Anon Lil 30VII l. 3: borgar ‘the guarding ’
Eyv Hák 6I l. 7: borgir ‘fortresses’
Gamlkan Has 1VII l. 4: borgar ‘of the fortress’
Gamlkan Has 45VII l. 1: borgar ‘fortress’
GunnLeif Merl II 5VIII (Bret 5) l. 3: borgar ‘of the city’
GunnLeif Merl II 9VIII (Bret 9) l. 4: borg ‘city’
GunnLeif Merl II 11VIII (Bret 11) l. 10: borg ‘the city’
GunnLeif Merl II 18VIII (Bret 18) l. 1: Borg ‘The city’
GunnLeif Merl II 19VIII (Bret 19) l. 2: borg ‘the city’
GunnLeif Merl II 20VIII (Bret 20) l. 9: borg ‘the city’
GunnLeif Merl II 35VIII (Bret 35) l. 10: borgir ‘the strongholds’
GunnLeif Merl I 30VIII (Bret 98) l. 4: borg ‘bury’
GunnLeif Merl I 32VIII (Bret 100) l. 5: borgum ‘of cities’
GunnLeif Merl I 41VIII (Bret 109) l. 10: borgar ‘city’
GunnLeif Merl I 55VIII (Bret 123) l. 4: borgum ‘the cities’
GunnLeif Merl I 57VIII (Bret 125) l. 2: borgir ‘cities’
GunnLeif Merl I 59VIII (Bret 127) l. 2: borgum ‘with cities’
GunnLeif Merl I 59VIII (Bret 127) l. 5: borgir ‘cities’
GunnLeif Merl I 79VIII (Bret 147) l. 5: borgir ‘cities’
GunnLeif Merl I 80VIII (Bret 148) l. 9: borgir ‘cities’
GunnLeif Merl I 90VIII (Bret 158) l. 2: borgar ‘of the city’
HSt Rst 5I l. 3: borgir ‘the strongholds’
Hskv Útdr 3II l. 2: borg ‘the city’
Hskv Útdr 5II l. 2: borg ‘city’
Hskv Útdr 11II l. 1: Borg ‘city’
Ív Sig 9II l. 2: borg ‘city’
Mark Eirdr 17II l. 1: borgum ‘the strongholds’
Mark Eirdr 27II l. 1: borgum ‘towns’
Mark Eirdr 30II l. 1: borgar ‘of the stronghold’
Ník Jóndr 3VII l. 8: borg ‘castle’
Ótt Hfl 10I l. 4: borg ‘’
Ótt Knútdr 5I l. 6: borg ‘brough’
Sigv Austv 7I l. 3 [variant]: burgnar ‘’
Sigv Víkv 8I l. 6: borg ‘bury’
Sigv Víkv 13I l. 6: borg ‘borg’
Sigv Vestv 1I l. 2: borgar ‘fortifications’
Sigv Lv 18I l. 4: borgum ‘towns’
SnSt Ht 51III l. 5: borg ‘stronghold’
Sturl Hryn 19II l. 1: borgum ‘cities’
ÞjóðA Sex 2II l. 4: borga ‘strongholds’
Þstf Stuttdr 5II l. 3: borgar ‘stronghold’
ÚlfrU Húsdr 7III l. 1: borgar ‘the funeral pyre’
Valg Har 3II l. 4: borgar ‘strongholds’
Anon (FoGT) 37III l. 6: borgar ‘of the stronghold’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 53VIII (Ǫrv 123) l. 4: borgum ‘the towns’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 56VIII (Ǫrv 126) l. 4: borg ‘’
Anon (HSig) 2II l. 8: borgar ‘of the stronghold’
Anon Brúðv 16VII l. 4: borg ‘the stronghold’
StarkSt Vík 10VIII (Gautr 18) l. 5: borg ‘the fortress’
KrákÁsl Lv 11VIII (RagnSon 1) (Kráka/Áslaug) l. 2: borgar ‘of the fortress’
Rloð Lv 7VIII (Ragn 23) l. 5: borg ‘the gate’
BjRagn Lv 3VIII (Ragn 28) l. 2: borgir ‘strongholds’
Hharð Gamv 5II l. 4: borg ‘the stronghold’
Ekúl Frag 1III l. 4: borgar ‘the city’

compounds:
Anon Heil 12VII, l. 5: Párísborgar ‘of Paris’
Anon Leið 30VII, l. 4: Jórsalaborgar ‘city of Jerusalem’
Anon Mdr 40VII, l. 3: höfuðborg ‘chief fortress’
Anon Mey 15VII, l. 2: Jórsalaborgar ‘Jerusalem’
Anon Mv II 6VII, l. 2: höfuðborg ‘the capital city’
Anon Pl 15VII, l. 1: Rúmsborg ‘city of Rome’
Anon Pl 53VII, l. 3: Rúmsborg ‘city of Rome’
Arn Hardr 3II, l. 5: Skjaldborg ‘The shield-wall’
ESk Sigdr I 3II, l. 8: Akrsborg ‘city of Acre’
Anon Lil 30VII, l. 3: borgarmúrr ‘the guarding wall’
Eyv Hák 6I, l. 7: skjaldborgir ‘shield-fortresses’
Gamlkan Has 1VII, l. 4: óðborgar ‘of the fortress of poetry’
Gamlkan Has 45VII, l. 1: Háborgar ‘of the high fortress’
GunnLeif Merl II 9VIII (Bret 9), l. 4: Knútsskógar borg ‘city of Canute’s wood’
GunnLeif Merl II 11VIII (Bret 11), l. 10: Lundúna borg ‘the city of London’
GunnLeif Merl I 30VIII (Bret 98), l. 4: Kantara. borg ‘Canterbury’
Ník Jóndr 3VII, l. 8: hjarlborg ‘earth-castle’
Ótt Hfl 10I, l. 4: Kantara borg ‘Canterbury’
Ótt Knútdr 5I, l. 6: Hemminga borg ‘Hemingbrough’
Sigv Víkv 8I, l. 6: Kantara — borg ‘Canterbury’
Sigv Víkv 13I, l. 6: Gunnvaldsborg ‘Gunnvaldsborg’
Þstf Stuttdr 5II, l. 3: sólborgar ‘of the sun’s stronghold’
StarkSt Vík 10VIII (Gautr 18), l. 5: borglokur ‘the fortress-locks’
Rloð Lv 7VIII (Ragn 23), l. 5: borghlið ‘the gate of a stronghold’

indexed kennings:

index entries:
• Borg (Borg, Iceland)

index entries (as compounds):
• Akrsborg (Akrsborg - Acre)
• Torsburgen (Torsburgen, Gotland, Sweden)

index entries (as names):
• Borg (Borg, Iceland)

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