Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ÞjóðA Magnfl 7II l. 1

hundraðs — of a hundred


hundrað (noun n.; °-s; hundruð/-): hundred


[1] hundraðs: ‘hundat’ 321ˣ


[1] hundraðs ‘hundred’: The sense may well be approximate, as suggested in ÍF 28 (cf. Hkr 1893-1901, IV), but this is not proven by herr er hundrað ‘a host consists of a hundred’, which ÍF 28 cites from Skm, since the context there is a list of terms for groups and the number of men each of them designates (SnE 1998, I, 107).



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