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hvass (adj.)

‘keen, sharp’
ONP (prose citations):143728113
SkP: 75127911 (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


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’

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