Data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas

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This material is incomplete and is for reference only: it has not been checked and quality-controlled and should not be cited. References are to the new edition and may not correspond to the text of Skj.

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hǫfuðskepna (noun f.)

‘[chief elements]’
ONP (prose citations):12728073
SkP: 1127911 (prose):01392394

forms: hǫfuðskepna, hǫfuðskepnum, hofoþskepnor, hafuð skepnur, hofud skepnurnar, hofudskepnunnar, hfudskepnv, hǫfoþskepnor, hỏfudskepnv

parts: hǫfuð (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘head...’ • skepna (noun f.) [°-u; -ur] ‘creation...’

Sturl Hákkv 5II l. 2: höfuðskepnur ‘the chief elements’


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Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated