Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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gjalfr (noun n.)

‘surge, waves’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):3722581
SkP: 27127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: gjalfrs, gjalfr, gjalfra, gjálfrs, gjalfri, gjálfrs, gjalfr, gjalfr, gjǫlfrum, gialfurs, gialfrsens, gialfr, gjálfr, gjálfri, gjǫlfrum

ungrouped:
Anon Krm 4VIII l. 7: gjálfri ‘surge’
Anon Mhkv 8III l. 5: gjálfr ‘the sea’
Anon Pét 11VII l. 8: gjálfrs ‘of the ocean’s’
Anon Pl 2VII l. 1: gjalfrs ‘of the sea’
Anon Pl 48VII l. 8: gjalfr ‘of the sea’
Bǫlv Hardr 8II l. 3: gjalfr ‘surge-’
ESk Elfv 1II l. 5: gjalfri ‘surge’
ESk Geisl 40VII l. 3: gjalfrs ‘of ocean-din’
ESk Øxfl 3III l. 3: gjalfrs ‘of the surge’
Gamlkan Has 11VII l. 6: gjalfrs ‘surge’
Gísl Magnkv 16II l. 3: gjalfr ‘the surge’
Halli XI Fl 1II l. 6: gjalfr ‘the ocean-surge’
Mark Eirdr 32II l. 4: gjalfri ‘the surge’
Ótt Hfl 16I l. 2: gjalfrs ‘sea’
Rv Lv 11II l. 4: gjalfr ‘the roaring sea’
Sigv Erlfl 4I l. 7: gjalfri ‘by the sea’
Sturl Hákkv 5II l. 6: gjálfri ‘by the surge’
Sturl Hrafn 1II l. 7: gjálfr ‘The surge’
Sturl Hrafn 3II l. 1: gjálfr ‘the surge’
Sturl Hrafn 16II l. 7: gjálfrs ‘of the surge’
ÞSjár Þórdr 3I l. 7: gjǫlfrum ‘by the waves’
ÞSjár Þórdr 3I l. 7 [variant]: gjalfr ‘’
Þjóð Haustl 18III l. 2: gjalfra ‘roaring waters’
FriðÞ Lv 3VIII (Frið 3) l. 4: gjálfr ‘the surge’
Herv Lv 18VIII (Heiðr 44) l. 2: gjálfr ‘the sea’
Forað Lv 5VIII (Ket 25) l. 4: gjálfri ‘roaring’
Þul Sjóvar 2III l. 8: gjalfr ‘surge’

compounds:
Anon Pl 48VII, l. 8: gjalfrhests ‘of the sea-stallion’
Bǫlv Hardr 8II, l. 3: gjalfrstóðum ‘surge-steeds’
Gamlkan Has 11VII, l. 6: undgjalfrs ‘of the wound-surge’
Ótt Hfl 16I, l. 2: bengjalfrs ‘of the wound-sea’
Sturl Hrafn 3II, l. 1: gjálfrtömðum ‘the surge-tamed’
Herv Lv 18VIII (Heiðr 44), l. 2: gjálfrmara ‘the sea-horses’

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