Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. gegn (adj.)

‘reliable’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):36721428
SkP: 22127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: gegnir, gegnan, gegn, gegnum, gegns, Gegn

ungrouped:
Anon Heildr 8VII l. 3: gegn ‘Fitting’
Anon Hsv 97VII l. 1: gegn ‘upright’
Anon Leið 5VII l. 3: gegn ‘the honest’
Anon Líkn 50VII l. 4: gegnir ‘fitting’
Anon Pét 45VII l. 4: gegn ‘The upright man’
Bjbp Jóms 43I l. 2: gegn ‘steady’
ESk Geisl 13VII l. 6: gegn ‘fair with men’
ESk Geisl 67VII l. 2: gegns ‘loving’
ESk Run 8II l. 1: gegn ‘The reliable’
Ólhv Hák 1II l. 7: gegn ‘righteous’
Ólhv Hryn 8II l. 8: gegn ‘minded’
Ótt Hfl 20I l. 1: Gegn ‘Trustworthy one’
RvHbreiðm Hl 9-10III l. 2: gegn ‘honourable’
RvHbreiðm Hl 51III l. 4: gegnum ‘reliable’
Sigv Berv 5II l. 2: gegn ‘just’
Sturl Hrafn 9II l. 7: gegnir ‘ reliable’
ÞjóðA Sex 11II l. 1: Gegn ‘The worthy’
ÞjóðA Sex 17II l. 1: gegnan ‘the upright’
ÞjóðA Sex 25II l. 2: gegn ‘ful’
Anon (TGT) 27III l. 3: gegn ‘reliable’
Anon (SnE) 7III l. 1: gegn ‘The capable one’
Þfagr Frag 2III l. 2: gegn ‘The righteous’

compounds:
Anon Hsv 97VII, l. 1: Algegn ‘A very upright’
Bjbp Jóms 43I, l. 2: hyggjugegn ‘The thought-steady’
ESk Geisl 13VII, l. 6: liðgegn ‘fair with men’
ESk Geisl 67VII, l. 2: friðgegns ‘of peace-loving’
Sigv Berv 5II, l. 2: fjǫlgegn ‘most just’
Sturl Hrafn 9II, l. 7: byrgegnir ‘ reliable {in the fair wind’
ÞjóðA Sex 25II, l. 2: ráðgegn ‘The purposeful’

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