Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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efri (adj. comp.)

‘higher, highest’
ONP (prose citations):267728113
SkP: 30127911 (prose):01392394

forms: øfstr, øfst, efstur, efste, hefsto, efsto, epta, efpta, øfstu, efst, œfra, œfsto, efsti, fzstum, ꝍfra, efrumm, efstu dat f sg, efz, efta, ꝍfre, øfsta, øfstir, ꝍpsta, ꝍfstom, æfra, efztum, efzta, efzsta, efre, efztu, ꝍfro, ǫfst, œfzsta, efzt, œfstan, fra, æfsta, øfste, æfstu, efztv, œfzt, efstom, ꝍfsta, ęfstv, œfstæ, œfsta, æbsta, œbstan, æfstæ, øpstæ, epstv, ofsto, efstr, öfra, ꝍfsto, efstv, øfsti, eofstr, efzti, æpstæ, ꝍfste, ꝍfstum, ꝍfster, æfstir, efstzu, æftzom, øfre, eptz, efrí, ęfsti, æfsto, ỏfzstum, ęfri, øfri, efsta, efri, efstum, efra, ǫfra, øfra, efstir, ǫfſtr, ǫfri, efſta

Anon Hsv 148VII l. 6 [variant]: efsta ‘’
Kálf Kátr 36VII l. 6: efsta ‘Last’
Kálf Kátr 49VII l. 3: efsta ‘Last’
Kálf Kátr 50VII l. 6: efsta ‘Last’
Anon Leið 33VII l. 1: efri ‘higher’
Anon Líkn 26VII l. 4: efsta ‘the Last’
Anon Mdr 3VII l. 5: efri ‘higher’
Anon Mdr 9VII l. 8: efri ‘the highest’
Anon Mdr 12VII l. 5: efri ‘higher’
Anon Mdr 18VII l. 8: efri ‘highest’
Anon Mdr 21VII l. 5: efri ‘higher’
Anon Mdr 27VII l. 8: efri ‘very high’
Anon Mgr 52VII l. 2: efsta ‘the Last’
ESk Geisl 5VII l. 5: efri ‘above’
Anon Lil 70VII l. 4: efsta ‘the Last’
Anon Lil 72VII l. 6: efri ‘the higher’
GunnLeif Merl I 58VIII (Bret 126) l. 5: øfri ‘later’
HSt Rst 15I l. 2: efsta ‘a final’
Sigv ErfÓl 21I l. 1: øfra ‘higher up’
Skúli Svǫlðr 3III l. 1: efst ‘rearmost’
Þjóð Yt 18I l. 10 [variant]: efri ‘’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 70VIII (Ǫrv 140) l. 8: efsta ‘last’
Hjálm Lv 10VIII (Ǫrv 20) l. 6: efstum ‘last’
FriðÞ Lv 27VIII (Frið 33) l. 3: efra ‘above’
Úlfrauð Útkv 1VIII (Hálf 40) l. 7: efri ‘would’
Úlfrauð Útkv 2VIII (Hálf 42) l. 1: efri ‘prevail’
Hróksv Hrkv 11VIII (Hálf 61) l. 2: efra ‘better’
EirRagn Lv 3VIII (Ragn 13) l. 1: efra ‘land’
Þul Ása II 1III l. 10: øfstr ‘last’
Þul Øxar 1III l. 11: øfst ‘as the last’
Þul Ǫrvar 2III l. 6: øfst ‘the last’
Þul Himins I 1III l. 20: efri ‘above’


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