Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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gjalla (verb)

‘to scream, shriek; to repay, return, pay for’
ONP (prose citations):40721428
SkP: 36127911 (prose):81392394

forms: gullu, gellur, Gjalla, Gall, goldin, kalt, ka-t, giala, Gullu, gellr, gall, gjalla, gallt, gvllo, gialla, gvlli, ʼ gvllo, giallanda, gjallanda, gjallandi, gjalli

Gestumbl Heiðr 13VIII (Heiðr 60) l. 5: gellr ‘’
Anon Liðs 6I l. 2: gullu ‘screamed’
Anon Óldr 6I l. 6: gall ‘rang out’
Arn Þorfdr 7II l. 5: gullu ‘shrilled’
Arn Þorfdr 8II l. 5: Gall ‘screamed’
ESk Run 9II l. 7: gall ‘rang’
Eskál Vell 35I l. 2: gullu ‘resounded’
Eyv Lv 7I l. 8: gullu ‘resounded’
GunnLeif Merl I 68VIII (Bret 136) l. 2: gjalla ‘scream’
Refr Giz 1III l. 2: gall ‘resounded’
HSt Rst 4I l. 3: gall ‘shrieked’
HSt Rst 4I l. 6: gall ‘shrieked’
HSt Rst 17I l. 2: gall ‘resounded’
HSt Rst 18I l. 7: gullu ‘shrieked’
Hókr Eirfl 4I l. 3: gullu ‘resounded’
Ótt Knútdr 8I l. 2: gall ‘cried’
RvHbreiðm Hl 39III l. 4: gullu ‘resounded’
RvHbreiðm Hl 41III l. 6: gullu ‘resounded’
RvHbreiðm Hl 42III l. 5: gullu ‘resounded’
RvHbreiðm Hl 68III l. 4: gjalla ‘to resound’
RvHbreiðm Hl 74III l. 2: gullu ‘resounded’
RvHbreiðm Hl 78III l. 1: gall ‘resounded’
RvHbreiðm Hl 79III l. 2: gall ‘rang’
Sigv Nesv 9I l. 6 [variant]: gall ‘’
Sigv Lv 21I l. 5: Gjalla ‘shriek’
SnSt Ht 9III l. 7: gellr ‘resounds’
ÞGísl Búdr 7I l. 1: Gullu ‘screamed’
Þfisk Lv 2II l. 7: gall ‘resounded’
Þham Magndr 4II l. 2: gjalla ‘crash’
Þham Magndr 5II l. 5: gall ‘resounded’
Þhorn Gldr 5I l. 7: gall ‘resounded’
Þhorn Harkv 8I l. 8 [variant]: gullu ‘’
BjRagn Lv 4VIII (Ragn 29) l. 6: gall ‘screamed’
EirRagn Lv 2VIII (Ragn 12) l. 6: gjalla ‘scream’


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