Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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dreki (noun m.)

‘dragon, dragon-ship’
ONP (prose citations):87721868
SkP: 24127911 (prose):571392394

forms: Dreka, Dreki, Drekinn, drekann acc m sg, drekans gen m sg, drekanum dat m sg, drekarnir, drekinn nom m sg, drekar, dreka, dreki

Anon Mhkv 5III l. 6: drekarnir ‘dragons’
Anon Sól 54VII l. 2: dreka ‘a dragon’
Anon Sól 64VII l. 6: drekar ‘dragons’
ESk Geisl 41VII l. 4: dreka ‘of the dragon’
ESk Øxfl 10III l. 4: drekar ‘dragons’
Gísl Magnkv 15II l. 5: dreki ‘dragon’
Gísl Magnkv 16II l. 7: dreka ‘dragon’
GunnLeif Merl I 15VIII (Bret 83) l. 2: drekar ‘serpents’
GunnLeif Merl I 17VIII (Bret 85) l. 8: dreka ‘serpent’
GunnLeif Merl I 45VIII (Bret 113) l. 6: dreki ‘dragon’
Refr Frag 4III l. 1: dreki ‘dragon’
HSt Rst 23I l. 4: Drekinn ‘Drekinn’
Sigv Knútdr 8I l. 4: drekar ‘the dragon-ships’
Sigv Nesv 14I l. 8 [variant]: dreka ‘’
Sturl Hryn 15II l. 4: dreka ‘dragon-headed warship’
Þhorn Harkv 6I l. 1 [variant]: dreka ‘’
ÞjóðA Sex 13II l. 2: dreka ‘the dragon-ship’
ÞjóðA Lv 6II l. 3: dreki ‘dragon’
Valg Har 10II l. 7: dreki ‘the dragon-ship’
Anon (ÓH) 1I l. 4: dreka ‘with a dragon-ship’
Þul Skipa 4III l. 3: dreki ‘dragon’
Þul Orma 2III l. 8: dreki ‘dragon’
ÞjóðA Har 1II l. 4: dreka ‘dragon-ship’

Anon Sól 54VII, l. 2: vánardreka ‘a dragon of expectation’
Anon Sól 64VII, l. 6: eitrdrekar ‘poisonous dragons’
Refr Frag 4III, l. 1: myrkdreki ‘dark-dragon’
ÞjóðA Lv 6II, l. 3: skafdreki ‘the scraping-dragon’

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