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gjalfr (noun n.)

‘surge, waves’
ONP (prose citations):3726238
SkP: 27127911 (prose):01392394

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


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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Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated