Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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hǫfðingi (noun m.)

‘chieftain’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):249722581
SkP: 18127911
Malfong.is (prose):6301392394

forms: fðingja, hǫfðingja, hǫfðingjar, hǫfðingi, hǫfðingjum, Höfðingi, Höfðingjar, Höfðingjarnir, Höfðingjum, höfðingi nom m sg, höfðinginn nom m sg, höfðingja m, höfðingjarnir nom m pl, höfðingjum dat m pl, höfðingjanna gen m pl, höfðingjana, höfðingjunum, hofdingiar, höfðingjar, hofþingiar, höfðingjann, höfðingjanum, höfþingja, hǫfðingjar, hǫfðingjum, hꜹfþingiar

ungrouped:
Anon Mey 49VII l. 1: höfðingjar ‘chieftains’
Anon Pl 43VII l. 6: fðingja ‘leader’
Anon Pl 55VII l. 7: hǫfðingja ‘commander’
Bjbp Jóms 6I l. 4: hǫfðingja ‘chieftains’
Bjbp Jóms 8I l. 2: hǫfðingi ‘the leader’
Bjbp Jóms 9I l. 2: hǫfðingi ‘The leader’
Bjbp Jóms 20I l. 1: hǫfðingjar ‘chieftains’
Bjbp Jóms 21I l. 8: hǫfðingja ‘commander’
Blakkr Breiðdr 1II l. 4: hǫfðingi ‘chieftain’
Anon Lil 28VII l. 6: höfðinginn ‘chieftain’
Gamlkan Has 61VII l. 2: hǫfðingi ‘chief’
Kolb Jónv 4VII l. 2: hǫfðingi ‘chieftain’
Sturl Hákfl 6II l. 4: höfðingja ‘chieftain’
Þjóð Har 4I l. 4: hǫfðingjum ‘chieftains’
ÞjóðA Run 1II l. 3: hǫfðingjar ‘chieftains’
ÞjóðA Sex 4II l. 2: hǫfðingi ‘The commander’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 28VIII (Ǫrv 98) l. 6: höfðingjar ‘chieftains’
Hergunnr Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 15) l. 2: höfþingja ‘chieftains’
Þul Manna 4III l. 8: hǫfðingjar ‘chieftains’

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