Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. bresta (verb)

‘burst, split’
ONP (prose citations):240721868
SkP: 43127911 (prose):691392394

forms: bresti, brestir, brysti, Brast sg 3rd pret, brast sg 3rd pret, brest sg 1st pres, brestur sg 3rd pres, Bresta, brestr, brustu, bresta, Brustu, breſtanda, breſta, braſt, brvſto

Anon Krm 14VIII l. 9: bresta ‘break’
Anon Mgr 33VII l. 5: brustu ‘shattered’
Anon Pét 51VII l. 3: bresta ‘break’
Arn Þorfdr 24II l. 3: brestr ‘will split’
ESk Run 5II l. 2: brustu ‘shattered’
Anon Lil 20VII l. 1: brast ‘sprang forth’
Anon Lil 30VII l. 3: brysti ‘break’
Eyv Lv 7I l. 2: brast ‘burst’
Gamlkan Has 45VII l. 2: bresti ‘fails’
Gsind Hákdr 6I l. 2: bresta ‘clash’
GunnLeif Merl I 66VIII (Bret 134) l. 1: Bresta ‘split’
GunnLeif Merl I 75VIII (Bret 143) l. 7: brestr ‘fail’
Refr Ferðv 2III l. 2: brestr ‘breaks’
HSt Rst 23I l. 1: brustu ‘shattered’
Hallv Knútdr 4III l. 2: brestr ‘bursts’
Hfr ErfÓl 25I l. 3: brustu ‘clashed’
Hfr ErfÓl 27I l. 4: bresta ‘split’
Hfr Hákdr 2III l. 1: brestr ‘crashes’
Hjǫrtr Lv 2II l. 5: brestir ‘bangs’
Rv Lv 8II l. 1: Brast ‘There was a loud noise’
Rv Lv 21II l. 4: brestr ‘break’
RvHbreiðm Hl 12III l. 4: brast ‘burst’
RvHbreiðm Hl 40III l. 1: bresta ‘to crack’
RvHbreiðm Hl 41III l. 1: brast ‘crashed’
RvHbreiðm Hl 41III l. 7: brast ‘crashed’
RvHbreiðm Hl 47III l. 7: brast ‘burst’
RvHbreiðm Hl 67III l. 3: brast ‘crashed’
RvHbreiðm Hl 69III l. 2: brast ‘crashed’
RvHbreiðm Hl 75III l. 7: brast ‘burst’
RvHbreiðm Hl 76III l. 1: brast ‘burst’
RvHbreiðm Hl 76III l. 8: brast ‘burst’
SnSt Ht 49III l. 2: brestr ‘breaks’
SnSt Ht 90III l. 5: Bresta ‘burst’
ÞGísl Búdr 5I l. 2: brustu ‘burst’
Þjóð Haustl 16III l. 3: brustu ‘burst apart’
Valg Har 7II l. 7: brast ‘split’
Anon (TGT) 10III l. 2: bresti ‘fails’
Þul Waves 1III l. 3: brestr ‘breaks’
FriðÞ Lv 11VIII (Frið 13) l. 1: Brustu ‘broke apart’
Marm Lv 5VIII (Hálf 10) l. 1: Bresta ‘break’
Svart Skauf 6VIII l. 3: brestr ‘fails’
AngH Lv 2VIII (Heiðr 95) l. 1: Bresta ‘break’
ESk Lv 14III l. 6: brestr ‘bursts’


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