Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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geisli (noun m.)

‘beam of light’
ONP (prose citations):42721868
SkP: 22127911 (prose):71392394

forms: geislum, geislinn, geisli nom m sg, Geisli, geisla, geiſlar, geiſla, geiſli, geisla

Anon Alpost 7VII l. 3: geisli ‘a ray of light’
Kálf Kátr 32VII l. 8: geisli ‘ray’
Anon Líkn 30VII l. 7: geisla ‘of rays’
Anon Mdr 16VII l. 7: geisla ‘of sun-beams’
Anon Mey 42VII l. 6: geisli ‘light-beam’
Anon Mey 51VII l. 3: geisla ‘beam’
Anon Mey 51VII l. 7: geisli ‘light-beam’
Anon Sól 72VII l. 5: geislum ‘rays’
Bkrepp Magndr 7II l. 3: geisla ‘beam’
ESk Geisl 1VII l. 5: geisli ‘beam’
ESk Geisl 7VII l. 1: geisla ‘light-beam’
Anon Lil 27VII l. 3: geisli ‘ray’
Anon Lil 33VII l. 4: geislinn ‘the sunbeam’
Anon Lil 89VII l. 3: geisli ‘light-beam’
Skúli Lv 1III l. 3: geislum ‘her beams’
Þorf Lv 1I l. 1: Geisli ‘The sunbeam’
ÚlfrU Húsdr 3III l. 3: geislum ‘beams’
Anon (SnE) 12III l. 4: geisla ‘by a beam of light’
Þul Tungls 1III l. 1: geisli ‘beam’

Anon Mey 51VII, l. 3: sólargeisla ‘sunbeam’
Anon Sól 72VII, l. 5: himingeislum ‘heavenly rays’
Bkrepp Magndr 7II, l. 3: róggeisla ‘the battle-beam’
ÚlfrU Húsdr 3III, l. 3: œgigeislum ‘terror-beams’

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