Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. Vǫlsunga saga — chs 6-8 (Vǫls) - 45

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Vǫlsunga saga — chs 6-8

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29 — Prose: Vǫls 29

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lemmatised words

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5at (nota) ‘to (with infinitive)...’ — 29

3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’ — 29

drengiliga (adv.) [°compar. -ar, superl. -ast] ‘bravely...’ — 29

2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’ — 29

2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’ — 29

forstofa (noun f.) ‘?front room...’forstofunni 29

hafa (verb) ‘have...’ — 29, hǫfðu 29

hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’þeir (nom. m. pl.) 29

2heita (verb) ‘be called, promise...’heitr 29

hlaupa (verb) ‘leap, run...’ — 29

hǫndla (verb) ‘handle, seize...’ — 29

í (prep.) ‘in, into...’ — 29

konungr (noun m.) [°dat. -i, -s; -ar] ‘king...’ — 29

kveld (noun n.) [°-s] ‘evening...’kveldit 29

lengi (adv.) ‘for a long time...’ — 29

1leyna (verb) ‘hide, conceal...’leynzk (pret. middle participle;) 29

maðr (noun m.) ‘man, person...’menn 29

mennsee maðr (noun m.) ‘man, person...’

(adv.) ‘now...’ — 29

nærri (adj. comp.) [°superl. nǽstr] ‘near, nearer, next...’næst 29

næstsee nærri (adj. comp.) [°superl. nǽstr] ‘near, nearer, next...’

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 29

1 (pron.) [°gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---] ‘that (one), those...’ — 29, þá 29, þá (acc. m. pl.) 29

sik (pron.) [°gen. sín, dat. sér] ‘(refl. pron.)...’ — 29

standa (verb) ‘stand...’stendr 29

stendrsee standa (verb) ‘stand...’

2taka (verb) ‘take...’ — 29

1um (prep.) ‘about, around...’ — 29

upp (adv.) ‘up...’ — 29

útarr (adv.) ‘further out...’útar 29

vel (adv.) ‘well, very...’ — 29

2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’er 29

3verja (verb) ‘defend...’ — 29

verri (adj. comp.) ‘worse, worst...’verst 29

verstsee verri (adj. comp.) ‘worse, worst...’

vilja (verb) ‘want, intend...’ — 29

þangat (adv.) ‘there, thither...’ — 29

þásee 1 (pron.) [°gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---] ‘that (one), those...’

2þá (adv.) ‘then...’ — 29

þeirsee hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’

2þykkja (verb) ‘seem, think...’þykkisk 29

 

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