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byrr (noun m.)

‘favourable wind’
ONP (prose citations):85726238
SkP: 50127911 (prose):211392394

forms: byrr, byri m pres, byrina acc m pl, byrinn m sg, Byr nom m sg, byr, byrir, byrjar, byʀ, br, bꝩr, bꝩriar, bꝩʀ


Anon Leið 7VII, l. 6: byrskíðs ‘of the wind-ski’
Anon Mdr 10VII, l. 4: byrstalls ‘of the fair wind-pedestal’
Anon Pl 3VII, l. 2: byrskríns ‘of the wind-shrine’
Anon Pl 15VII, l. 6: byrstóðs ‘of the wind-horse’
Eskál Vell 7I, l. 1: ofbyrjar ‘the strong wind’
HSt Rst 33I, l. 3: byrtjalds ‘of the wind-tent’
Kolb Jónv 2VII, l. 8: byrstrandar ‘of the wind-beach’
Ólsv Skúldr 1III, l. 2: byrræfrs ‘of the breeze-roof’
RvHbreiðm Hl 25III, l. 3: byrbeiðir ‘the demander {of the fair breeze’
SnSt Ht 74III, l. 6: byrskíð ‘breeze-skis’
Sturl Hrafn 9II, l. 7: byrgegnir ‘ reliable {in the fair wind’
Þfagr Sveinn 6II, l. 8: byrskíðum ‘the skis of fair wind’
Þloft Tøgdr 5I, l. 3: byrrǫmm ‘The wind-strong’
Þstf Stuttdr 4II, l. 3: byrvarga ‘wolves of favourable breeze’
Anon (OStór) 1VIII (OStór 1), l. 3: byrhest ‘the wind-horse’
Anon (ÓT) 3I, l. 2: byrhreins ‘of the breeze-reindeer’
Bragi Þórr 6III, l. 2: byrsendir ‘The wind-sender’
Anon Brúðv 12VII, l. 3: byrviggs ‘of the wind-horse’

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