Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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gestr (noun m.)

‘guest, stranger’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):59721428
SkP: 15127911
Malfong.is (prose):1061392394

forms: gestr, Gest acc m sg, Gesti m, Gestir, Gesturinn nom m sg, gest acc m sg, gesta gen m pl, gesti acc m pl, gestina, gestinum dat m sg, gestir nom m pl, gestirnir, gestunum, gestur nom m sg, gesturinn nom m sg, Gestr, Gestum, gestum, geſtr, geſt, geſti, geſta, geſtz

ungrouped:
Anon Pl 38VII l. 2: gestum ‘to the guests’
Anon Sól 2VII l. 6: gestr ‘stranger’
Mgóð Lv 1II l. 2: gestr ‘gestr’
ÓTr Lv 2I l. 1: Gestr ‘The guest’
Sigv Austv 6I l. 8: gesti ‘strangers’
Sigv Austv 7I l. 6 [variant]: gestr ‘’
Sigv Austv 7I l. 6 [variant]: gest ‘’
Sigv Vestv 8I l. 8: gestr ‘hired man’
Anon (Vǫlsa) 3I l. 1: gestum ‘the guests’
Anon (Vǫlsa) 9I l. 8: gestr ‘guest’
FriðÞ Lv 13VIII (Frið 15) l. 5: gestum ‘guests’
Hundk Lv 2VIII (HjǪ 31) l. 8: gestum ‘the guests’
Hundk Lv 6VIII (HjǪ 38) l. 2: gestum ‘for the guests’
Hundk Lv 7VIII (HjǪ 40) l. 1: gestum ‘to guests’
Þul Manna 6III l. 3: gestir ‘guests’
Þul Sverða 9III l. 7: gest ‘guest’
Þul Óðins 7III l. 8: Gestum ‘Gestum’

compounds:
Mgóð Lv 1II, l. 2: Hvinngestr ‘Hvinngestr’
Þul Sverða 9III, l. 7: gest-Móinn ‘guest-Móinn’
Þul Óðins 7III, l. 8: Gestumblindi ‘Gestumblindi’

indexed kennings:
Gestr Lv 2V (Heið 2): Gestr rastar Geitis ‘The guest of the path of Geitir <sea-king> ’

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