Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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knýja (verb)

‘press forward, urge, drive’
ONP (prose citations):82726238
SkP: 29127911 (prose):31392394

forms: kníði, kníðusk, kníða, knúði, knýjum, knýr, knúðu, Knýjast, Knúði, knúðum, kníðar, kníðu, knúði, knýja, knyia, knꝩr, kniþi, kniþom, kníþi, knúðiz

Anon Liðs 4I l. 6: kníðu ‘pressed’
Anon Nkt 13II l. 8: knúði ‘chased’
Anon Vitn 13VII l. 2: knúði ‘oppressed’
Arn Þorfdr 17II l. 3: knýja ‘to advance’
Bǫlv Hardr 2II l. 1: kníði ‘drove’
Eyv Hál 11I l. 10: kníði ‘drove’
Gísl Magnkv 3II l. 8: kníði ‘smote’
GunnLeif Merl II 33VIII (Bret 33) l. 4: kníðar ‘battered’
HSt Rst 15I l. 5: knúði ‘thrust’
Ív Sig 36II l. 8: knúði ‘hastened’
Mark Eirdr 10II l. 7: kníði ‘urged’
Mark Eirdr 17II l. 3: kníðusk ‘pressed forward’
Mark Eirdr 22II l. 2: kníða ‘lashed’
Ník Kristdr 1III l. 5: kníðu ‘oppressed’
Sigv Nesv 1I l. 3: kníðu ‘urged’
Sigv Nesv 1I l. 3 [variant]: knúðu ‘’
ÞGísl Búdr 2I l. 1: Knúði ‘pelted’
ÞKolb Eirdr 13I l. 3: kníði ‘pounded’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 11II l. 4: knýja ‘to drive’
TorfE Lv 1I l. 5: knýjum ‘we [I] press’
TorfE Lv 1I l. 5 [variant]: knúðum ‘’
Anon (FoGT) 46III l. 6: knúðu ‘instigated it’
ǪrvOdd Lv 14VIII (Ǫrv 47) l. 4: kníðu ‘struck’
Anon (Mberf) 6II l. 3: knýja ‘begins to beat against’
StarkSt Vík 21VIII (Gautr 29) l. 8: knýja ‘press on’
Hróksv Hrkv 11VIII (Hálf 61) l. 4: knúði ‘struck’
Útsteinn Útkv 1VIII (Hálf 39) l. 4: knýja ‘bash’
ÞjóðA Magn 10II l. 1: knýja ‘to press forward’


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