Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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jafn (adj.)

‘even, just’
ONP (prose citations):394728070
SkP: 27127911 (prose):601392394

forms: jöfnu dat n sg, jöfnum dat, Jafn, jafnt, jamt, iamnt, iafnt, jafnnt, jafnna, iafn, iöfn, Jöfn, jafna m, iafnir, jafner, iafner, jafnar, iafna, Jafna, iafnnt, iamt, iafnar, iam, iamnan, iafnan, iofnom, jafnri, jǫfnu, jamnan, Jafnan, iøfnum, iofnum, iöfnom, jofnum, iofnv, iamn, jafns gen n sg, iafns, jafnns, jafnan acc m sg, iafnri, ifnum, íafnt, iafmnt, iomnum, ifnu, iofnu, iamnom, Jamt, Jamnt, Iamt, iams, iamnre, jæmnir, jamns, iompnu, iamna, iamnu, Iafnir, jafnara, Jafnt, iamft, iamfnt, ianft, jafntt, ifn, jöfn nom, iǫfn, jǫfnum, iöfnum, ⟨i⟩aufnu, iofn, iamnar, jamner, jafnrar, [v]étt, iamfna, hiamt, Iafnt, iafnastar, jafnann, jafnner, ꝍinn, iomnv, iamnast, Jofn, iömnu, iǫfnvm, iỏfnum, iỏfnu, iỏfn, jafnir, jafn, ıǫfn, jǫfn

Anon Gyð 6VII l. 1: jafnt ‘equal’
Anon Hsv 108VII l. 3: jöfnum ‘with equal’
Anon Hsv 143VII l. 5: jafnt ‘the same’
Anon Mey 3VII l. 7: jafn ‘equally’
Anon Óldr 20I l. 2: jafnt ‘just’
Anon Pét 52VII l. 8: jafn ‘the righteous’
Arn Hardr 15II l. 4: jǫfnum ‘equal’
Arn Magndr 18II l. 6: jafn ‘equally’
Arn Þorfdr 19II l. 3: jǫfn ‘from both sides alike’
Bjbp Jóms 39I l. 6: jafn ‘such’
Edáð Banddr 1I l. 3: jǫfnu ‘equal’
Anon Lil 6VII l. 5: jafn ‘the same’
Anon Lil 6VII l. 8: jafn ‘of the same’
Anon Lil 34VII l. 2: jöfn ‘the same’
HSt Rst 30I l. 8: jafn ‘the same’
Hfr ErfÓl 17I l. 5: jǫfnum ‘straight’
Hfr Óldr 4I l. 7 [variant]: jǫfnum ‘’
Kolb Jónv 1VII l. 6: jafn ‘’
Ólhv Hryn 12II l. 6: jǫfnum ‘those of equal’
Sigv Austv 6I l. 4 [variant]: jafnir ‘’
Sigv Austv 18I l. 6 [variant]: jafn ‘’
Sigv Berv 6II l. 8: jǫfn ‘’
Sigv Erl 1I l. 5: jafna ‘equal’
Anon (FoGT) 42III l. 6: jafnt ‘equally’
Gill Lv 2VIII (Gautr 6) l. 6: jafn ‘an equally’
Hróksv Hrkv 8VIII (Hálf 58) l. 8: jafn ‘the same’
Hróksv Hrkv 11VIII (Hálf 61) l. 6: jafn ‘equally’
Þórhunds Lv 1VIII (Hrólf 8) l. 4: jafnt ‘an equal’

Anon Mey 3VII, l. 7: jafnskjótt ‘equally fast’
Arn Magndr 18II, l. 6: jafnþarfr ‘equally generous’
Bjbp Jóms 39I, l. 6: jafnmarga ‘such number’
Anon Lil 6VII, l. 8: jafnaldra ‘of the same age’
Hfr ErfÓl 17I, l. 5: hýjǫfnum ‘very straight’
Kolb Jónv 1VII, l. 6: jafnheitt ‘as ardently’
Sigv Berv 6II, l. 8: laukjǫfn ‘the just’
Gill Lv 2VIII (Gautr 6), l. 6: jafngóðan ‘an equally fine’
Hróksv Hrkv 8VIII (Hálf 58), l. 8: jafnlengð ‘the same time’
Hróksv Hrkv 11VIII (Hálf 61), l. 6: jafnsnjallan ‘equally valiant’

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