Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. gæta (verb)

‘look after, care for’
ONP (prose citations):253721868
SkP: 25127911 (prose):1951392394

forms: gættuz, Gæta, Gætt, Gætti, Gættu, gæt, gætist, gætið, gætt nom n sg pret, keti, kati, Gæt, Gætið, gæta, gæti, gætir, gættu, gætti, Gætir, getir, gǽta, gęttvz, gęta’, gęta, gettiz, gętti, gǽtti, gǽttu, gǽtið

Anon Alpost 13VII l. 8: gæti ‘may he watch over’
Anon Heil 24VII l. 2: gættu ‘watch over’
Anon Krm 8VIII l. 7: gæta ‘keep track’
Anon Liðs 9I l. 7: gætir ‘watches over’
Anon Mey 6VII l. 3: gætir ‘protects’
Anon Mey 20VII l. 8: gætir ‘watches over’
Anon Mey 46VII l. 8: gætir ‘watches over’
Anon Mey 51VII l. 8: gæti ‘watch over’
Anon Mgr 26VII l. 3: gæta ‘guard’
Anon Pét 8VII l. 8: gæti ‘preserve’
ESk Geisl 16VII l. 5: gætir ‘watches over’
Anon Lil 24VII l. 6: gæta ‘care for’
Giz Hákdr 1II l. 4: gæta ‘to protect’
GunnLeif Merl II 67VIII (Bret 67) l. 8: gæti ‘may watch over’
GunnLeif Merl I 34VIII (Bret 102) l. 9: Gætir ‘will watch over’
Hfr ErfÓl 3I l. 1 [variant]: gæta ‘’
Ív Sig 15II l. 6: gæta ‘tend’
Ólhv Hryn 5II l. 5: gætir ‘protects’
RvHbreiðm Hl 7III l. 2: gætti ‘he guarded’
RvHbreiðm Hl 55III l. 1: Gætt ‘Listen’
Sigv Lv 7I l. 5: gæta ‘to take care of’
Þjóð Yt 8I l. 14 [variant]: gæta ‘’
FriðÞ Lv 12VIII (Frið 14) l. 5: gætir ‘provides’
FriðÞ Lv 32VIII (Frið 38) l. 5: Gættu ‘look after’
Hróksv Hrkv 2VIII (Hálf 52) l. 4: gætti ‘livestock’


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