Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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happ (noun n.)

‘fortune, luck’
ONP (prose citations):37722581
SkP: 20127911 (prose):211392394

forms: hǫppum, happ n sg, happið, hopp, haupp, happit, höppum, happs, happít, haps, happi, happa, happe

Anon Mdr 31VII l. 1: höppum ‘good fortune’
Anon Pét 39VII l. 3: happa ‘of blessings’
Anon Pét 53VII l. 5: happi ‘the blessing’
Anon Pl 15VII l. 3: hǫppum ‘with victories’
Anon Pl 31VII l. 2: happ ‘the mercy’
Anon Pl 39VII l. 3: hǫppum ‘with victories’
Anon Pl 43VII l. 3: happs ‘of good luck’
Anon Mlag 2II l. 3: höppum ‘lucky deeds’
ESk Geisl 19VII l. 7: happ ‘the excellently’
ESk Geisl 69VII l. 4: happs ‘the blessed’
Gamlkan Has 49VII l. 3: hǫppum ‘with successes’
Gamlkan Has 57VII l. 2: happ ‘luck’
Gamlkan Has 59VII l. 2: happ ‘for good fortune’
HSt Rst 10I l. 3: hǫppum ‘luck’
Kolb Jónv 1VII l. 4: happ ‘Lucky’
RvHbreiðm Hl 48III l. 2: happ ‘good fortune’
SnSt Ht 99III l. 8: happi ‘to good fortune’
Þhorn Harkv 7I l. 6 [variant]: haps ‘’
Þorm Lv 15I l. 2: happ ‘fortunate’
Anon Brúðv 26VII l. 3: happ ‘the luck’

Anon Pl 31VII, l. 2: happmildr ‘the mercy-granting’
ESk Geisl 69VII, l. 4: happsdáðir ‘the blessed deeds’
Gamlkan Has 57VII, l. 2: happvinnandi ‘luck-worker’
Gamlkan Has 59VII, l. 2: happkunnig ‘renowned for good fortune’
Kolb Jónv 1VII, l. 4: happskeytr ‘Lucky-shooting’
Þorm Lv 15I, l. 2: happsœkjandi ‘fortunate attacker’
Anon Brúðv 26VII, l. 3: happ-Njörðr ‘the luck-Njörðr’

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