Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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hefna (verb)

‘avenge’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):128721868
SkP: 19127911
Malfong.is (prose):3041392394

forms: hefniz, hefnaz, hefndin, hefnð, heptr, Hefna, hefnast infinitive, hefndi sg 3rd pret, hefndir sg 2nd pret, hefndu, hefni, hefnist, hifnti, Hefni dat m sg, hefnt, hefna, Hefnt, hęfndoþ, hefndoþ, hefnir, hefnda, hefnði

ungrouped:
Anon Hsv 66VII l. 4: hefniz ‘avenges himself’
Anon Hsv 93VII l. 4: hefnaz ‘take revenge’
Anon Mv III 11VII l. 6: hefndin ‘vengeance’
Anon Óldr 5I l. 8: hefnð ‘carrying out vengeance’
Balti Sigdr 1II l. 4: hefndir ‘you avenged’
Bragi Rdr 3III l. 7: hefndu ‘avenged’
Glúmr Lv 1I l. 1: hefnt ‘avenged’
GunnLeif Merl I 87VIII (Bret 155) l. 6: hefna ‘avenge’
Sturl Hrafn 18II l. 8: hefna ‘avenge’
ÞSjár Frag 2III l. 1: hefna ‘avenge’
Þjóð Yt 8I l. 8: hefna ‘avenge’
Þjóð Yt 19I l. 3: heptr ‘killed’
TorfE Lv 1I l. 4: hefna ‘to avenge’
Hregg Lv 1VIII (GHr 1) l. 6: hefna ‘take vengeance’
Marm Lv 1VIII (Hálf 6) l. 4: hefna ‘to avenge’
Hróksv Hrkv 21VIII (Hálf 71) l. 4: hefna ‘avenge’
Hróksv Hrkv 22VIII (Hálf 72) l. 1: Hefnt ‘avenged’
Hjþ Lv 16VIII (HjǪ 44) l. 5: Hefna ‘avenge’
HvítRagn Lv 1VIII (Ragn 21) l. 2: hefnt ‘vengeance’

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