Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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knútr (noun m.)

‘knot, Cnut; ?scorpion’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):49721428
SkP: 4127911
Malfong.is (prose):151392394

forms: knútr, knút m sg, knúta, knútur nom m sg, Knút, knut

ungrouped:
BjHall Kálffl 3I l. 8: Knút ‘Knútr’
Rv Lv 28II l. 1: Knút ‘knot’
Sigm Lv 2II l. 1: Knút ‘a knot’
Sigv Vestv 2I l. 6 [variant]: knúti ‘’
Þul Fiska 3III l. 5: knútr ‘scorpion’

compounds:
Þul Fiska 3III, l. 5: marknútr ‘sea scorpion’

indexed kennings:
Anon (SnE) 17III: sonr Sveins ‘Sveinn’s son ’
Anon Liðs 7I: ríkr lundr baugstalls ‘the mighty tree of the ring-support ’
Anon Liðs 8I: sigrfíkinn vísi Dana ‘the victory-avid leader of the Danes ’
BjHall Kálffl 4I: dróttni Engla ‘the lord of the English ’
BjHall Kálffl 4I: Gramr Lundúna ‘The lord of London ’
Hallv Knútdr 1III: Sigrakkr mǫgr Sveins, ‘Battle-bold son of Sveinn, ’
Hallv Knútdr 5III: bǫr leiðar holmfjǫturs; ‘the tree of the path of the island-fetter; ’
Ótt Knútdr 3I: Dróttinn Jóta ‘The lord of the Jótar ’
Ótt Knútdr 3I: konr stillis, ‘ruler’s son, ’
Ótt Knútdr 5I: Þrøngvir Svía, ‘Oppressor of the Swedes, ’
Ótt Knútdr 6I: inn snjalli mǫgr Sveins ‘the bold son of Sveinn ’
Ótt Lv 2I: konung Dana, Íra ok Engla ok Eybúa, ‘the king of the Danes, of the Irish and of the English and of the Island-dwellers, ’
RvHbreiðm Hl 70III: niðr grams ‘the kinsman of the lord ’
Sigv Knútdr 7I: fríðr, fráneygr niðr fylkis Dana. ‘the handsome, bright-eyed descendant of the ruler of the Danes. ’
Sigv Knútdr 7I: andskota Aðalráðs ‘the enemy of Æthelred ’
Sigv Knútdr 9I: jǫfurr Jótlands ‘the lord of Jutland ’
Sigv Knútdr 9I: Hlífskjǫldr Dana ‘The protecting shield of the Danes ’
Sigv Lv 16I: Allvaldr Englands ‘The mighty ruler of England ’
Sigv Vestv 2I: stillis Jóta; ‘the ruler of the Jótar; ’
Sigv Vestv 2I: ôttungr Gorms ‘the descendant of Gormr ’
Þorm Lv 10I: víðlendr myrðir varga, ‘broad-landed destroyer of outlaws, ’
Þloft Tøgdr 6I: snjallr njótr veg-Jóta ‘the bold enjoyer of the glory-Jótar ’
Þloft Tøgdr 8I: gollskata; ‘a gold-man; ’
ÞSjár Róðdr 1I: ágætan ǫðling Jóta, ‘the splendid ruler of the Jótar, ’
ÞSjár Róðdr 1I: Gramr Skônunga ‘The sovereign of the Skônungar ’
ÞSjár Róðdr 1I: sonr Sveins ‘the son of Sveinn ’

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