Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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grafa (verb)

‘to dig, earth, bury’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):282722581
SkP: 25127911
Malfong.is (prose):1221392394

forms: grafask, grǫfnum, grafins, grafna, Grafa, Grófu, grafin nom pret participle, grafinn nom m sg pret participle, grafið nom n sg pret, grefur sg 3rd pres, gróf sg 3rd pret, grófst, grófu pl 3rd pret, Gróf, krafin, grafnir, grefr, grafaz, gröfum, grófat, gröfnum, grafa, Grefr, Grófat, grafit, grofo

ungrouped:
Gestumbl Heiðr 10VIII (Heiðr 57) l. 6: grafaz ‘bury themselves’
Anon Mey 32VII l. 6: grófu ‘buried’
Anon Nkt 35II l. 8: grafinn ‘buried’
Anon Nkt 41II l. 6: grafinn ‘buried’
Anon Pét 4VII l. 1: Gróf ‘bored into’
ESk Frag 16III l. 3: grefr ‘carves’
GunnLeif Merl II 22VIII (Bret 22) l. 5: Grefr ‘will dig’
GunnLeif Merl I 10VIII (Bret 78) l. 5: grafa ‘to be dug up’
GunnLeif Merl I 13VIII (Bret 81) l. 1: grafa ‘dug’
GunnLeif Merl I 78VIII (Bret 146) l. 7: grafnir ‘disinterred’
Rv Lv 32II l. 3: grafask ‘are dug’
RvHbreiðm Hl 74III l. 8: grafna ‘incised’
Sturl Hákfl 11II l. 4: grófu ‘buried’
Þhorn Harkv 7I l. 8: grǫfnum ‘graven’
Þhorn Harkv 19I l. 9: grǫfnum ‘engraved’
VSt Erf 2III l. 3: grǫfnum ‘with a dug’
Anon (FoGT) 8III l. 2: grafins ‘’
Anon (StSt) 2VIII (StSt 2) l. 8: grafinn ‘torn’
Fjǫl Lv 2VIII (Gautr 4) l. 6: grafit ‘dug into’
Angantýr Lv 2VIII (Heiðr 30) l. 1: Grófat ‘did not bury’
Angantýr Lv 6VIII (Heiðr 37) l. 5: gröfnum ‘with engraved’
Hjþ Lv 14VIII (HjǪ 41) l. 7: gröfum ‘bury’
Rloð Lv 10VIII (Ragn 27) l. 4: grafa ‘would dig’
ESk Lv 9III l. 8: grafask ‘dig themselves’
ESk Lv 14III l. 2: grefr ‘carves’
ESk Lv 15III l. 2: grefr ‘incise’

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