Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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grafa (verb)

‘to dig, earth, bury’
ONP (prose citations):282722581
SkP: 25127911 (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

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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