Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. heið (noun n.)

‘clear sky’
ONP (prose citations):33721868
SkP: 11127911 (prose):01392394

forms: heiðs, heiðs, heið, heiðið, héþ, hæiði, heidi, heid, heide, heiði, heidinu, heiþ, héiþ, heþ, héiþe, heiðe, heiþi, heidj, heidí, heiðar, heiðar, heiða

Anon Heildr 12VII l. 4: heið ‘honour’
Anon Hsv 5VII l. 3: heið ‘’
Anon Líkn 2VII l. 2: heiðs ‘clear-heaven’
Anon Mdr 11VII l. 4: heið ‘’
Arn Hardr 3II l. 2: heið ‘The bright’
Bersi Ólfl 3I l. 6: heið ‘reward’
ESk Geisl 67VII l. 8: heið ‘of the cloud’
Gamlkan Has 14VII l. 8: heiðs ‘of the clear sky’
GunnLeif Merl II 65VIII (Bret 65) l. 4: heiðar ‘of heaven’
Sigv Austv 17I l. 8: heið ‘’
Sigv Nesv 7I l. 8: heið ‘re’

Anon Heildr 12VII, l. 4: heiðgjöf ‘honour-gift’
Anon Hsv 5VII, l. 3: heiðsæi ‘reverence’
Anon Mdr 11VII, l. 4: heiðskírt ‘clear’
Arn Hardr 3II, l. 2: heiðmærr ‘The bright-renowned’
Bersi Ólfl 3I, l. 6: heiðmildr ‘reward-generous’
ESk Geisl 67VII, l. 8: heiðbjartrar ‘of the cloud-free’
Sigv Austv 17I, l. 8: heiðmanns ‘of a tributary [Rǫgnvaldr]’
Sigv Nesv 7I, l. 8: heiðþegum ‘retainers’

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