Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. hverfa (verb)

‘turn, disappear’
ONP (prose citations):364721868
SkP: 34127911 (prose):3931392394

forms: hvarf, hvarfat, hverfði, Hurfu pl 3rd pret, Hvarf sg 3rd pret, Hverf, Hverfa, Hverfum, Hverfur, horfin nom f sg pret participle, horfið nom n sg pret, hverfi 3rd pres, hverfir sg 2nd pres, hverfum, hverfur sg 3rd pres, hyrfi sg 3rd pret, hyrfu, hurfo, hverfa, hvorfið, horfit, horfnar, horfin*, hvarf, horfinn, hverf, hvrfv, hvrfu, hurfu, hverfanda, hvárf, hvrfo, hverfðar, hvarf, hvarf, hꝩrfi, horfiɴ

parts: 1hverfa (verb) ‘turn, disappear...’ • -at (particle) ‘(neg. suffix)...’

Gestumbl Heiðr 17VIII (Heiðr 64) l. 5: horfit ‘turned’
Anon Mey 52VII l. 1: horfið ‘turned away’
Anon Mv III 24VII l. 1: hurfu ‘turned’
Anon Nkt 15II l. 5: Hurfu ‘turned away from’
Anon Óldr 10I l. 7: hvarf ‘turned’
Anon Pét 41VII l. 7: hyrfi ‘turned’
Anon Sól 15VII l. 4: hverfa ‘turn’
Anon Sól 45VII l. 6: hvarf ‘turned away’
BjHall Kálffl 6I l. 2: hverfa ‘way’
Eskál Vell 12I l. 1: Hvarf ‘return’
Eskál Vell 15I l. 1: hverfa ‘turn’
Eskál Vell 23I l. 5: hverfa ‘to be turned’
Gamlkan Has 7VII l. 2 [variant]: hverfa ‘///’
GunnLeif Merl I 8VIII (Bret 76) l. 5: hvarf ‘completely’
GunnLeif Merl I 49VIII (Bret 117) l. 6: hverfa ‘turn’
Sigv Berv 4II l. 8: hverfa ‘pushed forwards’
Þjóð Yt 12I l. 6 [variant]: hurfu ‘’
Þjóð Yt 13I l. 10: hverfði ‘he turned’
Þjóð Yt 21I l. 12: hvarf ‘disappeared’
ÞjóðA Lv 10II l. 4: hverfa ‘desert’
Þjsk Lv 6I l. 1: Hvarf ‘vanished’
Þloft Glækv 3I l. 3: hvarf ‘departed’
Hjálm Lv 7VIII (Ǫrv 17) l. 1: Hvarf ‘went’
Hjálm Lv 9VIII (Ǫrv 19) l. 1: Hvarf ‘went’
Hjálm Lv 12VIII (Ǫrv 22) l. 1: Hvarf ‘parted’
Anon Brúðv 21VII l. 1: hvarf ‘disappeared’
FriðÞ Lv 5VIII (Frið 5) l. 6: horfnar ‘out of sight’
Hjþ Lv 7VIII (HjǪ 16) l. 7: hverf ‘turn’
Hjþ Lv 15VIII (HjǪ 42 [b]) l. 1: Hvarf ‘disappeared’
Hjþ Lv 16VIII (HjǪ 44) l. 2: horfinn ‘disappeared’
Keth Lv 22VIII (Ket 39) l. 7: horfin* ‘has turned’
Framarr Lv 2VIII (Ket 35) l. 7: hverf ‘turn’
Svart Skauf 25VIII l. 2: hvorfið ‘surrounded’
Eskál Vell 12I l. 1: Hvarfat ‘not return’

Eskál Vell 12I, l. 1: Hvarfat ‘not return’

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