Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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eir (noun f.)

‘mercy’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):0722581
SkP: 18127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: eirar, eir, Eir, †eir, eirum, Eír

ungrouped:
Anon Líkn 20VII l. 6: eir ‘of the mercy’
Anon Líkn 49VII l. 6: eir ‘merci’
Anon Pl 28VII l. 4: eirar ‘the mercy’
Anon Pl 48VII l. 4: eir ‘merci’
Anon Pl 54VII l. 6: †eir ‘…’
Arn Hardr 9II l. 6: eir ‘mercy’
Bjarni Frag 4III l. 2: eir ‘as a peace’
Gamlkan Has 4VII l. 1: eirar ‘clemency’
Gamlkan Has 64VII l. 7: eirar ‘compassion’
Gamlkan Jóndr 2VII l. 5: eirar ‘of mercy’
Kolli Ingdr 1II l. 5: eirar ‘mercy’
Sigv ErfÓl 1I l. 4: eir ‘the merci’
Sigv Nesv 2I l. 6: eir ‘relent’
Steinn Nizv 1II l. 3: eirar ‘of mercy’
Sturl Hryn 2II l. 8: eirar ‘peace’
Anon (FoGT) 27III l. 3: eirum ‘with mercy’
Þul Ásynja 4III l. 5: Eir ‘Eir’
Þul Kvenna II 3III l. 3: Eir ‘Eir’

compounds:
Anon Líkn 20VII, l. 6: eirsanns ‘of the mercy-true’
Anon Líkn 49VII, l. 6: eirsamr ‘merciful’
Anon Pl 48VII, l. 4: eirlaust ‘mercilessly’
Bjarni Frag 4III, l. 2: eirsa*m*r ‘as a peaceful man’
Sigv ErfÓl 1I, l. 4: eirsamr ‘the merciful’
Sigv Nesv 2I, l. 6: eirlaust ‘relentlessly’
Sturl Hryn 2II, l. 8: eirarsamt ‘peaceful’

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