Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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hersir (noun m.)

‘cheiftan’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):16721428
SkP: 25127911
Malfong.is (prose):431392394

forms: hessi, hersum, hersi m sg, hersir nom m sg, hirsi, Hersar, hessis, herssir, hesser, hersar, hersa, hersiss, hesserr, hessir, heser, herser, hessar, heress, herſıs, hersis, herſis, herſar, hersirs

ungrouped:
Anon Mey 30VII l. 4: hessi ‘chieftain’
Anon Nkt 11II l. 6: hersa ‘of hersar
Arn Hardr 11II l. 5: hersa ‘of hersar
Bkrepp Magndr 3II l. 5: hersahersar
Edáð Banddr 1I l. 4: hersihersir
Eil Þdr 14III l. 1: hersahersar
Eskál Vell 10I l. 1: hersa ‘of the hersar
Hfr Óldr 2I l. 1: hersa ‘of hersar
Ív Sig 24II l. 5: hersa ‘of hersar
Mark Eirdr 22II l. 5: hersahersar
Mark Eirdr 26II l. 4: hersa ‘of hersar
Mark Eirdr 28II l. 8: hersa ‘of hersar
Ólhv Hryn 7II l. 1: hersahersar
Sigv ErfÓl 13I l. 6: hersa ‘of hersar
Sigv ErfÓl 20I l. 2: hersahersar
Sigv ErfÓl 28I l. 3: hersihersir
SnSt Ht 7III l. 7: hersum ‘of the hersar
SnSt Ht 27III l. 5: hersishersir
SnSt Ht 29III l. 7: hersa ‘of hersar
Steinn Nizv 2II l. 1: hersahersar
Sturl Hákfl 3II l. 1: hersum ‘hersar’
ÞKolb Eirdr 9I l. 2: hersarhersar
Þjóð Har 4I l. 3: hersahersar
Þjóð Yt 12I l. 10: hersa ‘of hersar
ÞjóðA Frag 5II l. 2: hersa ‘of hersar

compounds:
Eil Þdr 14III, l. 1: þróttarhersa ‘of the strength-hersar

indexed kennings:

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