Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. drífa (noun f.)

‘snow-storm’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):27721428
SkP: 19127911
Malfong.is (prose):111392394

forms: drífa, Drífa nom f sg, Drífu, drífan, drífunni, drífu, drifa, drifv

ungrouped:
Bjbp Jóms 30I l. 5: drífu ‘the snow-storm’
ESk Ingdr 4II l. 4: drífu ‘storm’
Eskál Vell 7I l. 2: drífu ‘the snow-storm’
Eskál Vell 10I l. 8: drífu ‘the snow-storm’
Gísl Magnkv 20II l. 4: drífu ‘snow-storm’
Glúmr Gráf 12I l. 2: drífa ‘blizzard’
Grani Har 1II l. 2: drífu ‘snow-drift’
Gsind Hákdr 1I l. 4: drífu ‘the snow-storm’
GunnLeif Merl I 69VIII (Bret 137) l. 2: drífu ‘blizzard’
Refr Frag 1III l. 2: drífu ‘of the snow-storm’
HSt Rst 17I l. 1: drífu ‘a snow-storm’
Sigv Lv 6I l. 6: drífu ‘storm’
SnSt Ht 54III l. 3: drífu ‘blizzard’
Sturl Hryn 8II l. 2: drífu ‘the snow-storm’
ÞSjár Þórdr 1I l. 6: drífu ‘of the storm’
Þorm Lv 23I l. 8: drífu ‘blizzard’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 16VIII (Ǫrv 86) l. 4: drifa ‘the storm’
Anon (Sv) 5II l. 2: drífu ‘they gathered’
FriðÞ Lv 16VIII (Frið 18) l. 4: drifa ‘the storm’
Þul Ǫrvar 1III l. 3: drífa ‘snow-drift’

compounds:
Glúmr Gráf 12I, l. 2: hjǫrdrífa ‘the sword-blizzard’
GunnLeif Merl I 69VIII (Bret 137), l. 2: fleindrífu ‘the arrow-blizzard’
Sigv Lv 6I, l. 6: hjalmdrífu ‘of the helmet-storm’
SnSt Ht 54III, l. 3: hlemmidrífu ‘The rumbling blizzard’
Þorm Lv 23I, l. 8: fleindrífu ‘missile-blizzard’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 16VIII (Ǫrv 86), l. 4: drifaveðri ‘the storm of sea-spray’
FriðÞ Lv 16VIII (Frið 18), l. 4: drifaveðri ‘the storm of sea-spray’

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