Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. festa (verb)

‘fasten, betrothe, promise’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):453722581
SkP: 23127911
Malfong.is (prose):2171392394

forms: festiz, festr, fezk, festisk, Festi sg 3rd pret, Festir, Festu pl 3rd pret, fest nom pret, festa infinitive, festar nom f pl pret participle, festast infinitive, festist sg 3rd, festið, festu pl 3rd pret, festum pl 1st, festur nom m sg pret participle, Festiz, festir, festi, fezk, feſti, feſta, feſtit, feſto

ungrouped:
Anon Alpost 2VII l. 5: festum ‘fied’
Anon Andr 2VII l. 3: festr ‘tied’
Anon Leið 16VII l. 6: festi ‘was moored’
Anon Pét 18VII l. 5: Festi ‘fixed’
Anon Pét 36VII l. 2: fest ‘established’
Anon Pl 48VII l. 8: festu ‘fixed’
Anon Vitn 13VII l. 7: festi ‘should be engaged to’
Arn Þorfdr 19II l. 8: fezk ‘fastened itself’
ESk Run 3II l. 7: festi ‘promised’
ESk Sigdr I 3II l. 6: festi ‘moored’
Anon Lil 78VII l. 1: Festiz ‘settles’
GunnLeif Merl II 45VIII (Bret 44) l. 2: festir ‘fix’
Ív Sig 17II l. 5: Festu ‘moored’
Mark Eirdr 21II l. 3: festu ‘pledged’
RvHbreiðm Hl 20III l. 4: festi ‘fastened’
Sigv Vestv 1I l. 4: fest ‘to be moored’
SnSt Ht 37III l. 4: fest ‘to guarantee’
SnSt Ht 49III l. 2: festa ‘to betroth himself’
Þjsk Jarl 1I l. 2: festisk ‘gathers’
Anon (TGT) 17III l. 1: festum ‘’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 69VIII (Ǫrv 139) l. 3: festi ‘betrothed’
Anon Brúðv 10VII l. 1: fest ‘betrothed’
Anon Brúðv 18VII l. 7: fest ‘betrothed yourself’
Margerðr Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 20) l. 3: festa ‘get’

compounds:
Anon Alpost 2VII, l. 5: Krossfestum ‘to the crucified’
Anon (TGT) 17III, l. 1: Krossfestum ‘to the crucified’

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