Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. hnoss (noun f.)

‘treasure’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):13723058
SkP: 24127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: hnossa, hnossum, nosser, Hnossa, Hnoss, hnoss, hnossir, hnos, hnosir, hnosa

ungrouped:
Anon Líkn 13VII l. 6: hnossa ‘of treasures’
Anon Líkn 17VII l. 6: hnossa ‘of treasures’
Anon Líkn 21VII l. 6: hnossa ‘of treasures’
Anon Líkn 25VII l. 6: hnossa ‘of treasures’
Anon Líkn 29VII l. 6: hnossa ‘of treasures’
Anon Líkn 42VII l. 6: hnossa ‘of treasures’
Anon Stríðk 1III l. 1: hnossa ‘ornaments’
Gamlkan Has 4VII l. 2: hnossa ‘of the ornaments’
GunnLeif Merl I 59VIII (Bret 127) l. 8: hnossir ‘treasures’
Hfr ErfÓl 3I l. 7 [variant]: hnossa ‘’
Kali Lv 1II l. 4: hnossir ‘for your treasures’
Mark Eirdr 27II l. 4: hnossum ‘with precious ornaments’
Sigv Ást 1I l. 2: hnoss ‘of bright’
SnSt Ht 29III l. 5: hnossir ‘treasures’
SnSt Ht 97III l. 8: hnossa ‘treasures’
Sturl Hryn 21II l. 8: hnossir ‘treasures’
Anon Brúðv 14VII l. 4: Hnossa ‘of costly things’
Anon Brúðv 18VII l. 8: hnossa ‘of treasures’
FriðÞ Lv 31VIII (Frið 37) l. 8: hnoss ‘a precious ornament’
Herv Lv 6VIII (Heiðr 21) l. 6: hnossir ‘treasures’
Þul Ásynja 2III l. 2: Hnoss ‘Hnoss’
Þul Ásynja 3III l. 8: Hnoss ‘Hnoss’

compounds:
Sigv Ást 1I, l. 2: hnossfjǫlð ‘of bright treasures’

indexed kennings:
ESk Øxfl 3III: gollvífiðu hróðrbarni Hǫrnar; ‘the gold-wrapped glory-child of Hǫrn <= Freyja>; we [I] ’
ESk Øxfl 3III: nipt Freys ‘Freyr’s <god’s> niece ’
ESk Øxfl 4III: því barni dóttur Njarðar ‘that child of Njǫrðr’s <god’s> daughter. ’
ESk Øxfl 5III: þróttǫflga dóttur brúðar Vana. ‘the mightily strong daughter of the Vanir’s consort. ’
ESk Øxfl 5III: mey Gefnar, ‘the girl of Gefn <= Freyja>, ’
Hfr Lv 5V (Hallfr 8): dýra mey Sýrar. ‘a precious daughter of Sýr <= Freyja>. ’

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