Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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forðum (adv.)

‘formerly, once’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):53725759
SkP: 41127911
Malfong.is (prose):61392394

forms: forþum, forðvm, forþom, fordum, forðom, forþvm, Forðom, fordvm, forðum, fordom

ungrouped:
Gestumbl Heiðr 28VIII (Heiðr 75) l. 1: forðum ‘Long ago’
Anon Krm 10VIII l. 8: forðum ‘long ago’
Anon Leið 19VII l. 2: forðum ‘once’
Anon Mdr 17VII l. 4: forðum ‘once’
Anon Mhkv 11III l. 5: forðum ‘in the old days’
Anon Mhkv 14III l. 5: forðum ‘in the old days’
Anon Mhkv 17III l. 5: forðum ‘in the old days’
Anon Mhkv 20III l. 5: forðum ‘in the old days’
Anon Nkt 38II l. 4: forðum ‘in olden times’
Anon Pl 27VII l. 4: forðum ‘in days gone by’
Eskál Hákdr 1I l. 2: forðum ‘once’
Anon Lil 3VII l. 6 [variant]: forðum ‘’
Anon Lil 39VII l. 4: forðum ‘long ago’
Anon Lil 43VII l. 8: forðum ‘in the past’
Gamlkan Has 50VII l. 4: forðum ‘long ago’
Glúmr Gráf 9I l. 3 [variant]: forðum ‘’
GunnLeif Merl I 1VIII (Bret 69) l. 2: forðum ‘once’
GunnLeif Merl I 2VIII (Bret 70) l. 1: forðum ‘in former days’
Hharð Lv 14II l. 6: forðum ‘earlier’
Ólhelg Lv 4I l. 4: forðum ‘formerly’
Ótt Hfl 17I l. 6: forðum ‘previously’
Ótt Hfl 19I l. 3: forðum ‘previously’
RvHbreiðm Hl 54III l. 2: forðum ‘Of old’
Sigv Erlfl 8I l. 8: forðum ‘before’
Sigv Nesv 13I l. 4: forðum ‘in the past’
Sigv Lv 18I l. 8: forðum ‘once’
Sigv Lv 21I l. 4: forðum ‘once’
Sigv Lv 22I l. 8: forðum ‘in the past’
SteigÞ Kv 1II l. 2: forðum ‘Formerly’
Þjóð Yt 26I l. 6: forðum ‘once’
Anon (FoGT) 28III l. 2: forðum ‘formerly’
Anon (FoGT) 31III l. 6: forðum ‘formerly’
Anon (FoGT) 42III l. 2: forðum ‘once’
Anon (Vǫlsa) 11I l. 1: forðum ‘before’
ǪrvOdd Lv 24VIII (Ǫrv 57) l. 3: forðum ‘formerly’
ǪrvOdd Lv 25VIII (Ǫrv 58) l. 3: forðum ‘formerly’
FriðÞ Lv 4VIII (Frið 4) l. 1: forðum ‘long ago’
FriðÞ Lv 19VIII (Frið 25) l. 1: forðum ‘Once we’
Ásb Ævkv 2VIII (OStór 5) l. 6: forðum ‘in days gone by’

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