Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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hirðir (noun m.)

‘guardian, keeper, pastor’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):37722581
SkP: 20127911
Malfong.is (prose):151392394

forms: hirðum, Hirðir, Hirði*, Hirðir, hirðis, hirðir, hirði, hirðir, hirdisins, hirþir, hirði*

ungrouped:
Anon Heildr 18VII l. 3: hirðir ‘shepherd’
Kálf Kátr 36VII l. 5: Hirðir ‘The shepherd’
Kálf Kátr 37VII l. 1: Hirði* ‘tending’
Anon Mgr 46VII l. 5: hirði ‘the guardian’
Anon Pét 48VII l. 1: hirði ‘pastor’
Anon Pét 50VII l. 8: hirðir ‘pastor’
Anon Pl 51VII l. 7: hirði ‘the nursing’
Anon Vitn 14VII l. 1: hirði ‘the keeper’
Eskál Vell 26I l. 6: hirði ‘keeper’
Eskál Vell 26I l. 6 [variant]: hirðir ‘’
GunnLeif Merl II 16VIII (Bret 16) l. 5: hirðis ‘the shepherd’s’
HSt Frag 4III l. 2: hirði ‘guarding’
Hfr ErfÓl 7I l. 5: Hirðir ‘guardian’
Þjóð Haustl 6III l. 7: hirði ‘retaining’
Anon (FoGT) 7III l. 8: hirðir ‘The shepherd’
Anon (Heiðr) 4VIII (Heiðr 24) l. 1: hirðir ‘herd’
Anon Brúðv 26VII l. 3: hirðir ‘keeper’
Hróksv Hrkv 2VIII (Hálf 52) l. 6: hirði ‘herd’
Herv Lv 1VIII (Heiðr 13) l. 8: hirðir ‘a herder’

compounds:
Kálf Kátr 37VII, l. 1: Hirði*þöll ‘tending tree’
Anon Pl 51VII, l. 7: hirðigôtt ‘the nursing-tree’
Eskál Vell 26I, l. 6: veðrhirði ‘keeper {of the weather’
Eskál Vell 26I, l. 6: veðrhirðir ‘{of the weather’
HSt Frag 4III, l. 2: hirði-Sif ‘guarding-Sif’
Þjóð Haustl 6III, l. 7: hirðitýr ‘retaining god’
Anon (Heiðr) 4VIII (Heiðr 24), l. 1: féhirðir ‘The shepherd’
Hróksv Hrkv 2VIII (Hálf 52), l. 6: svínahirði ‘swineherd’

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