Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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hvass (adj.)

‘keen, sharp’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):143721428
SkP: 75127911
Malfong.is (prose):201392394

forms: hvössum, hvassast, hvǫssu, Hvasst, Hvǫssu, hvassara, hvasst n sg, huast, huoss, huassan, hvassazti, hvaꜱir, huarssum, huassazsti, hvossvm, hvaꜱa, huassa, huass, huossum, hvǫss, hvoꜱ, hvoss, huassi, huarsu, hvors, hvss, hvassastur, hváꜱt, hvassi nom m sg, hrsum, hvat, hvossom, hvasa, hvasir, hvassuztu, hvssum, hvossu, hvassari, haussuztu, huassara, haust, haussu, húast, hvas, hvaꜱ, huassast, huassastir, huasse, huas, hvassann, huerrsu, hvøꜱo, hvøss, huassir, haussa, hvassastr, hvassar, hvassuzstum, huasser, hvassasta, hvꜵssasto, huosuzstu, hvorsu, huassazta, hvavssvm, huss, hvassum, hvỏss, hỏrsum, hvỏssum, huỏss, hvassa, hvǫssum, hvassa, hvassir, hvast, hvöss, hvössu, hvassri, hvössum, hvassan, hvössum, hvass, hváſſara, hvós, hvaſſir, hváſſi, hvaſſa, hvaſſaſtan, hvso, hvásaſtr, hvaſt

ungrouped:
Anon Heildr 4VII l. 5: hvössum ‘keen’
Anon Hsv 26VII l. 3: hvass ‘a sharp’
Anon Krm 14VIII l. 7: hvassir ‘sharp’
Anon Krm 15VIII l. 9: Hvast ‘vigorously’
Anon Leið 10VII l. 4: hvasst ‘severely’
Anon Leið 38VII l. 7: hvǫssum ‘acute’
Anon Líkn 20VII l. 3: hvössu ‘a sharp’
Anon Líkn 32VII l. 1: hvössum ‘with sharp’
Anon Líkn 36VII l. 3: hvössum ‘sharp’
Anon Mey 32VII l. 3: hvössu ‘sharp’
Anon Mey 39VII l. 7: hvössu ‘sharp’
Anon Mey 48VII l. 5: hvössum ‘with sharp’
Arn Hryn 16II l. 5: hvǫssum ‘a keen’
ESk Geisl 17VII l. 5: hvassan ‘the brave’
ESk Geisl 49VII l. 5: hvǫssum ‘keen’
ESk Geisl 49VII l. 5 [variant]: hvassir ‘’
ESk Geisl 66VII l. 3: hvass ‘keen’
ESk Sigdr I 5II l. 3: hvasst ‘violently’
ESk Frag 17III l. 1: hvasst ‘the howling’
Anon Lil 10VII l. 5: hvassa ‘the stormy’
Eyv Lv 1I l. 3: hvassa ‘keen’
Eyv Lv 1I l. 3 [variant]: hvǫssu ‘’
GunnLeif Merl II 14VIII (Bret 14) l. 3: hvassa ‘sharp’
GunnLeif Merl I 44VIII (Bret 112) l. 3: hvass ‘a sharp’
GunnLeif Merl I 52VIII (Bret 120) l. 9: hvassir ‘keen’
GunnLeif Merl I 65VIII (Bret 133) l. 1: hvassa ‘cutting’
GunnLeif Merl I 84VIII (Bret 152) l. 2: hvass ‘A sharp’
GunnLeif Merl I 102VIII (Bret 170) l. 9: hvǫssum ‘sword’
HSt Rst 23I l. 1: Hvasst ‘fiercely’
HSt Rst 28I l. 1: hvasst ‘vigorously’
HSt Frag 6III l. 1: hvast ‘sharply’
Halli XI Fl 1II l. 7: hvasst ‘keenly’
Hskv Útdr 4II l. 2: hvassan ‘in fierce’
Ív Sig 17II l. 1: hvasst ‘fiercely’
Ólhelg Lv 3I l. 8: hvǫssum ‘with a sharp’
Ólhv Hryn 12II l. 3: hvǫss ‘the fierce’
RvHbreiðm Hl 30III l. 5: Hvǫssu ‘a sharp’
RvHbreiðm Hl 46III l. 1: hvassar ‘sharp’
RvHbreiðm Hl 46III l. 5: hvassar ‘sharp’
RvHbreiðm Hl 64III l. 8: hvass ‘the very sharp’
RvHbreiðm Hl 69III l. 7: hvasst ‘violently’
Sigv Austv 3I l. 7: hvast ‘keenly’
Sigv ErfÓl 6I l. 1: hvǫssum ‘sharp’
Sigv ErfÓl 13I l. 4: hvassar ‘sharp’
SnSt Ht 4III l. 3: hvast ‘sharply’
SnSt Ht 19III l. 2: hvast ‘speedily’
SnSt Ht 32III l. 3: hvǫss ‘the sharp’
SnSt Ht 33III l. 6: hvǫss ‘The sharp’
SnSt Ht 63III l. 7: hvǫssu ‘with the sharp’
Steinn Nizv 6II l. 1: hvassa ‘fierce’
Sturl Hákkv 22II l. 4: hvössum ‘with a sharp’
ÞGísl Búdr 2I l. 1: hvasst ‘sharply’
ÞGísl Búdr 7I l. 2: hvassir ‘sharp’
Þjóð Har 3I l. 6: hvassa ‘keen’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 7II l. 3: hvassast ‘the strictest’
ÞjóðA Sex 1II l. 1: Hvasst ‘sharp’
ÞjóðA Sex 6II l. 5: hvassar ‘the sharp’
Þloft Tøgdr 4I l. 4: hvasst ‘keenly’
Þorm Lv 25I l. 7: hvasst ‘sharply’
Anon (TGT) 31III l. 1: hvassa ‘sharp’
Anon (Heiðr) 7VIII (Heiðr 88) l. 6: hvössum ‘with sharp’
ǪrvOdd Lv 12VIII (Ǫrv 45) l. 3: hvöss ‘sharp’
ǪrvOdd Lv 17VIII (Ǫrv 50) l. 4: hvössum ‘with sharp’
Hjálm Lv 4VIII (Ǫrv 14) l. 7: hvass ‘the sharp’
Herv Lv 8VIII (Heiðr 25) l. 6: hvassan ‘the sharp’
Herv Lv 9VIII (Heiðr 26) l. 6: hvössu ‘with sharp’
Herv Lv 16VIII (Heiðr 40) l. 3: hvassan ‘the sharp’
Hundk Lv 5VIII (HjǪ 36) l. 5: hvassan ‘a keen’
Framarr Lv 3VIII (Ket 38) l. 3: hvössum ‘his sharp’
Framarr Lv 4VIII (Ket 41) l. 2: hvass ‘sharp’
Ásb Ævkv 5VIII (OStór 8) l. 3: hvassri ‘the sharp’
Rloð Lv 6VIII (Ragn 10) l. 7: hvass ‘keen’
Þul Sverða 8III l. 2: hvass ‘sharp one’
Hharð Gamv 4II l. 3: hvasst ‘swiftly’
ÞjóðA Magn 9II l. 7: hvasst ‘swiftly’

compounds:
Anon Hsv 26VII, l. 3: hvassorðan ‘a sharp-worded’
Anon Leið 10VII, l. 4: drjúghvasst ‘severely’
ESk Geisl 49VII, l. 5: þrekhvǫssum ‘to the strength-keen’
RvHbreiðm Hl 64III, l. 8: hvassodduðustum ‘the very sharp-pointed’
Þul Sverða 8III, l. 2: langhvass ‘long-sharp one’

indexed kennings:

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