Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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kapp (noun n.)

‘strength, vigour, courage’
ONP (prose citations):91722581
SkP: 17127911 (prose):1471392394

forms: kapp n sg, kapp*, kapps, kappi, kappi, kapſ

Anon Nkt 70II l. 1: kapp* ‘his courage’
BjHall Kálffl 1I l. 3: kapp ‘your’
BjHall Kálffl 6I l. 6: kapp ‘the’
Gísl Magnkv 11II l. 8: kapp ‘courage’
Gísl Magnkv 12II l. 7: kapps ‘magnificently’
GunnLeif Merl II 9VIII (Bret 9) l. 3: kapps ‘the exceedingly’
GunnLeif Merl I 41VIII (Bret 109) l. 4: kapps ‘of belligerence’
GunnLeif Merl I 92VIII (Bret 160) l. 1: kapps ‘of bravery’
Mark Eirdr 30II l. 6: kapp ‘his strength’
Ólhv Hák 1II l. 6: kapps ‘the tremendously’
Ólhv Hryn 6II l. 7: kapp ‘ for glory’
RvHbreiðm Hl 48III l. 1: kapp ‘Zeal’
Sigv Austv 9I l. 5 [variant]: kapps ‘’
Sturl Hrafn 19II l. 1: kapp ‘the vigour’
Sturl Magndr 1II l. 3: kapp ‘courage’
Þhorn Harkv 7I l. 6: kapps ‘for battle’
ǪrvOdd Lv 22VIII (Ǫrv 55) l. 8: kappi ‘their courage’
StarkSt Vík 23VIII (Gautr 31) l. 4: kappi ‘with vigour’
Sjólfr Lv 3VIII (Ǫrv 42) l. 7: kappi ‘ardour’

BjHall Kálffl 6I, l. 6: kappfúsum ‘the spirited’
GunnLeif Merl II 9VIII (Bret 9), l. 3: kappsauðga ‘the exceedingly prosperous’
Ólhv Hryn 6II, l. 7: rausnarkapp ‘the eagerness for glory’
Sturl Hrafn 19II, l. 1: kappstudda ‘the vigour-supported’

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