Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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karl (noun m.)

‘(old) man’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):154721868
SkP: 34127911
Malfong.is (prose):2041392394

forms: kall, köllum, karlinn nom m sg, karls gen m sg, körlum, Karl, kaula, karla, karlar, karl, karli, kǫrlum, karlſ, carlſ, carla

ungrouped:
Anon Alpost 7VII l. 5: kall ‘man’
Anon Liðs 8I l. 6: karla ‘the men’
Anon Mgr 33VII l. 4: köllum ‘men’
Anon Mv I 13VII l. 3: kall ‘’
Anon Pét 46VII l. 8: kall ‘among males’
Anon Pl 36VII l. 4: karla ‘retainers’
EVald Þórr 1III l. 2: karli ‘the old fellow’
GunnLeif Merl I 91VIII (Bret 159) l. 7: karla ‘of men’
HSt Rst 13I l. 6: kǫrlum ‘carls’
Mgóð Lv 2II l. 4: karls ‘a farmer’s’
Ník Jóndr 3VII l. 8: karla ‘of men’
Okík Magn 2II l. 6: karlar ‘carls’
Rv Lv 5II l. 3: karli ‘old man’
Sigv Austv 18I l. 4: karl ‘carl’
Sigv Austv 18I l. 4 [variant]: karla ‘’
Sigv Berv 6II l. 2: karl ‘farmers’
Sigv Nesv 3I l. 2: Karl ‘Karl’
Sigv Nesv 3I l. 2 [variant]: karla ‘’
Sigv Lv 3I l. 5: karl ‘retainer’
Sigv Lv 15I l. 2: karlar ‘carls’
Sjórs Lv 2II l. 2: karl ‘the man’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 12II l. 8: karla ‘carls’
ÞjóðA Sex 20II l. 2: karlar ‘men’
Vitg Lv 1I l. 3: karla ‘of lowly men’
Anon (FoGT) 16III l. 1: karl ‘man’
Anon (FoGT) 16III l. 3: karl ‘man’
Anon (FoGT) 28III l. 1: kall ‘Fellow’
Anon (Vǫlsa) 1I l. 1: Karl ‘An old man’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 5VIII (Ǫrv 75) l. 5: karli ‘the old man’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 39VIII (Ǫrv 109) l. 3: karlar ‘men’
Anon (Sv) 2II l. 2: karl ‘the fellow’
Keth Lv 10VIII (Ket 15) l. 4: karli ‘the man’
Framarr Lv 3VIII (Ket 38) l. 1: karli ‘the fellow’
Máni Lv 5III l. 3: karl ‘fellow’

compounds:
Anon Mv I 13VII, l. 3: kallmenn ‘men’
Anon Pét 46VII, l. 8: kallmanna ‘among males’
Anon Pl 36VII, l. 4: húskarla ‘retainers’
HSt Rst 13I, l. 6: húskǫrlum ‘housecarls’
Mgóð Lv 2II, l. 4: búkarls ‘a farmer’s’
Okík Magn 2II, l. 6: húskarlar ‘housecarls’
Sigv Austv 18I, l. 4: húskarl ‘housecarl’
Sigv Berv 6II, l. 2: karlfolk ‘farmers’
Sigv Nesv 3I, l. 2: Karlhǫfða ‘Karlhǫfði (‘Man-head’)’
Sigv Lv 3I, l. 5: húskarl ‘retainer’
Sigv Lv 15I, l. 2: húskarlar ‘the housecarls’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 12II, l. 8: húskarla ‘of housecarls’
ÞjóðA Sex 20II, l. 2: landkarlar ‘The landsmen’

indexed kennings:

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