Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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hestr (noun m.)

‘horse, stallion’
ONP (prose citations):180728073
SkP: 52127911 (prose):11781392394

forms: hests, hestrinn, Hest m sg, Hestarnir nom m pl, Hesti, Hests, Hestunum, Hestur nom m sg, Hesturinn nom m sg, hestana acc m pl, hestanna gen m pl, hestarnir nom m pl, hestinn acc m sg, hestinum dat m sg, hests gen m sg, hestsins gen m sg, hestunum dat m pl, hestur nom m sg, hesturinn nom m sg, Hestr, hist?, Hestar, hestum, hest, hestar, hesta, hesti, hestr, heſtz, heſt, heſti, heſtr, heſta, heſtom, heſtriɴ

Gestumbl Heiðr 31VIII (Heiðr 78) l. 1: Hest ‘a stallion’
Anon Krm 5VIII l. 3: hestum ‘the horses’
Anon Krm 8VIII l. 5: hestum ‘horses’
Anon Líkn 15VII l. 4: hesta ‘slaps’
Anon Mhkv 21III l. 4: hest ‘horse’
Anon Pl 48VII l. 8: hests ‘stallion’
Anon Sól 51VII l. 3: hest ‘a horse’
Þul Þorgþ I 1III l. 2: hestar ‘horses’
Þul Þorgþ I 3III l. 1: hestr ‘a horse’
Anon Ól 3I l. 2: hesti ‘the horse’
Balti Sigdr 2II l. 7: hest ‘a horse’
BjKálfs Lv 1II l. 1: hesti ‘a horse’
Bjbp Jóms 35I l. 6: hesta ‘of the horses’
Eldj Lv 1II l. 7: hesti ‘horse’
GunnLeif Merl I 63VIII (Bret 131) l. 3: hesti ‘horse’
Gunnh Lv 1I l. 2: hesti ‘horse’
Hfr Óldr 3I l. 3: hest ‘horse’
Klœ Lv 1III l. 3: hest ‘the horse’
Mgóð Lv 1II l. 4: hest ‘horse’
Oddi Lv 3II l. 7: hesti ‘the horse’
Ólhelg Lv 1I l. 2: hesti ‘his horse’
Rv Lv 9II l. 7: hest ‘the stallion’
Sigv Austv 9I l. 5: Hestr ‘The horse’
Sigv Austv 10I l. 5: hestar ‘the horses’
Sigv Austv 12I l. 7: hesta ‘[our] steeds’’
Sigv Austv 12I l. 5 [variant]: hest ‘’
Sigv ErfÓl 1I l. 8: hesti ‘the horse’
SnH Lv 11II l. 3: hestr ‘horse’
SnSt Ht 34III l. 5: Hest ‘the horse’
SnSt Ht 71III l. 6: hesta ‘horses’
SnSt Ht 83III l. 4: hestar ‘horses’
Sturl Hrafn 3II l. 2: hestum ‘horses’
ÞGísl Búdr 11I l. 1: hesti ‘of the horse’
ÞHjalt Lv 1I l. 4: hesta ‘of the horses’
ÞKolb Eirdr 14I l. 2: hests ‘of the horse’
ÞKolb Eirdr 14I l. 2 [variant]: hest ‘’
ÞSjár Frag 1III l. 7: hestr ‘the horse’
Þjóð Yt 9I l. 11: hest ‘horse’
ÚlfrU Húsdr 8III l. 3: hesti ‘a horse’
Busla Busl 6VIII (Bós 6) l. 3: hestar ‘the horses’
Busla Busl 8VIII (Bós 8) l. 6: hestar ‘stallions’
Anon (Ragn) 3VIII (Ragn 33) l. 7: hesti ‘to the horse’
Anon (Ragn) 4VIII (Ragn 34) l. 1: hesta ‘of the horses’
Anon (Ragn) 5VIII (Ragn 35) l. 4: hesti ‘horse’
Anon (OStór) 1VIII (OStór 1) l. 3: hest ‘horse’
Anon (HSig) 4II l. 6: hestr ‘the horse’
Þul Hesta 4III l. 1: hestr ‘horse’
Hharð Gamv 4II l. 3: hesti ‘horseback’
ÞjóðA Magn 9II l. 8: hestr ‘the horse’
Svart Skauf 35VIII l. 4: hestr ‘horse’
ESk Lv 10III l. 1: hesti ‘the horse’

Anon Líkn 15VII, l. 4: kinnhesta ‘slaps’
Anon Pl 48VII, l. 8: gjalfrhests ‘of the sea-stallion’
Gunnh Lv 1I, l. 2: borðhesti ‘the plank-horse’
Mgóð Lv 1II, l. 4: hestreðr ‘horse-phalli’
Sturl Hrafn 3II, l. 2: skeiðhestum ‘horses track’
Anon (OStór) 1VIII (OStór 1), l. 3: byrhest ‘the wind-horse’

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