Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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grein (noun f.)

‘reason, period, branch’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):315721868
SkP: 27127911
Malfong.is (prose):111392394

forms: greinar, grein f sg, greina, greinum, greinir

ungrouped:
Anon Heil 6VII l. 2: greinum ‘ways’
Anon Heildr 13VII l. 4: greinir ‘branches’
Kálf Kátr 24VII l. 3: greinum ‘beliefs’
Kálf Kátr 44VII l. 8: grein ‘fact’
Anon Mdr 3VII l. 3: greinir ‘discernment [lit. discernments]’
Anon Mdr 22VII l. 8: greinir ‘elements’
Anon Mdr 34VII l. 6: greinar ‘of the branch’
Anon Mdr 41VII l. 8: grein ‘branch’
Anon Mey 1VII l. 4: grein ‘to a portion’
Anon Mey 16VII l. 8: greinum ‘’
Anon Mey 56VII l. 5: greinum ‘actions’
Anon Mgr 50VII l. 6: grein ‘portion’
Anon Mv I 9VII l. 8: greinum ‘reasons’
Anon Mv I 15VII l. 3: greinum ‘explanations’
Anon Mv II 14VII l. 4: grein ‘reason’
Anon Pét 12VII l. 3: greinum ‘teachings’
Anon Pét 13VII l. 4: greinum ‘in the teachings’
Anon Pét 45VII l. 3: greina ‘of wits’
Anon Lil 1VII l. 8: greinum ‘parts’
Anon Lil 31VII l. 8: greinar ‘branch’
Anon Lil 36VII l. 6: grein ‘a period’
Anon Lil 68VII l. 2: grein ‘a period’
Anon Lil 100VII l. 8: greinum ‘parts’
Ólhv Hryn 1II l. 4: grein ‘circumstances’
Sigv ErfÓl 22I l. 2: grein ‘was’
SnSt Ht 100III l. 1: grein ‘account’

compounds:
Anon Mey 1VII, l. 4: mærðargrein ‘to a portion of praise’
Anon Mv II 14VII, l. 4: feginsgrein ‘reason for joy’

indexed kennings:

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