Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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3. kanna (verb)

‘know, be able’
ONP (prose citations):160722581
SkP: 41127911 (prose):901392394

forms: kannaðisk, kannaðar, kannk, kannka, kǫnnuðu, Kannast, Kannaðist, kannast pres infinitive, kannað, kannaðist sg 3rd pret, kannaður, kannið, könnuð, könnuðu pl 3rd pret, könnuðust pl 3rd pret, kannka, Kannk, kannandi, kunnum pl 1st pret, Kunnum, kannask, kannaðim, kanna, kannaðir, kantu, kanna, kannar, aaþı, kannaði, Kannask, Kantu, kannaðim, kannaðisk, kaɴar, kꜹɴoþo, caɴa, kaɴa, kannak, kannat

Anon Heil 25VII l. 2: kannar ‘contemplate’
Anon Líkn 19VII l. 2: kannar ‘ponders’
Anon Líkn 22VII l. 4: kanna ‘explore’
Anon Óldr 4I l. 6: kǫnnuðu ‘explored’
Anon Pét 10VII l. 6: kanna ‘try’
Anon Pét 34VII l. 6: kannar ‘come to know’
Anon Pl 56VII l. 6: kannaðisk ‘acknowledged’
Bjbp Jóms 16I l. 6: kannaði ‘tested’
Anon Lil 71VII l. 6: kannaðar ‘probed’
Glúmr Gráf 14I l. 1 [variant]: kanna ‘’
GunnLeif Merl II 54VIII (Bret 54) l. 5: Kannask ‘will recognise’
Hfr ErfÓl 22I l. 7: kannka ‘I do not care’
Ív Sig 11II l. 8: kannaði ‘explored’
Mark Eirdr 26II l. 6: kanna ‘explore’
Ótt Hfl 1I l. 2: kannk ‘I know how to’
Rv Lv 1II l. 2: kannk ‘I have’
Rv Lv 1II l. 5: kannk ‘I am able’
Rv Lv 1II l. 7: kannk ‘I am able’
RvHbreiðm Hl 23III l. 1: kannk ‘I know’
RvHbreiðm Hl 34III l. 3: kannk ‘I can’
RvHbreiðm Hl 43III l. 6: Kannk ‘I can’
Sigv Nesv 1I l. 5: Kannk ‘I am able’
Sigv Lv 2I l. 2: kannk ‘I know how’
Stúfr Stúfdr 1II l. 2: kanna ‘know’
ÞGísl Búdr 5I l. 4: kanna ‘to search’
Þhorn Gldr 2I l. 3: kannandi ‘condemning’
Anon (TGT) 28III l. 2: kannask ‘is known’
ǪrvOdd Lv 10VIII (Ǫrv 43) l. 8: kannaðir ‘you preferred’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 25VIII (Ǫrv 95) l. 8: kannaðim ‘explored’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 37VIII (Ǫrv 107) l. 4: kanna ‘explore’
Anon (Hák) 2II l. 1: kannk ‘I know’
Hjþ Lv 4VIII (HjǪ 7) l. 1: Kantu ‘you know’
Vargeisa Lv 3VIII (HjǪ 8) l. 7: kannar ‘go’
Ásb Ævkv 3VIII (OStór 6) l. 8: kanna ‘explore’
Anon (SnE) 17III l. 1: kannk ‘I know’
Hharð Gamv 4II l. 1: kannk ‘I have’
Hharð Gamv 4II l. 5: kannk ‘I can’
Hharð Gamv 4II l. 7: kannk ‘I can’
ÞjóðA Magn 7II l. 2: kanna ‘get to know’

Þhorn Gldr 2I, l. 3: helkannandi ‘condemning to death’

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