Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. kostr (noun m.)

‘choice, food, goods, good quality’
ONP (prose citations):583721868
SkP: 30127911 (prose):6091392394

forms: kostum, kostr, kostu, Kost m sg, Kosti, Kostur nom m sg, kosta, kostinn acc m sg, kostinum, kostir nom m pl, kostur nom m sg, kosturinn nom m sg, koste, kosti, kost, kǫstr, kostum, kostar, kǫstr, coſtom, koſtir, coſtar, coſtr, coſtom, koſti

Anon Alpost 11VII l. 4: kostum ‘virtues’
Anon Andr 4VII l. 6: kostum ‘with virtues’
Anon Heildr 6VII l. 6: kostum ‘with virtues’
Anon Hsv 13VII l. 4: kostum ‘virtues’
Anon Hsv 86VII l. 3 [variant]: kosta ‘’
Kálf Kátr 3VII l. 6: kostum ‘with virtues’
Anon Liðs 5I l. 4: kǫstr ‘a heap’
Anon Mdr 10VII l. 1: kosta ‘of virtues’
Anon Mhkv 25III l. 4: kost ‘power’
Arn Þorfdr 1II l. 4: kostu ‘of the excellence’
Bersi Ólfl 2I l. 7: kosti ‘case’
ESk Hardr II 2II l. 2: kostr ‘possibility’
Eskál Vell 37I l. 1 [variant]: kostir ‘’
Gamlkan Has 62VII l. 6: kost ‘circumstance’
Gamlkan Jóndr 3VII l. 8: kosti ‘circumstances’
GunnLeif Merl II 44VIII (Bret 45) l. 6: kosti ‘offerings’
GunnLeif Merl I 23VIII (Bret 91) l. 8: kosti ‘welfare’
GunnLeif Merl I 97VIII (Bret 165) l. 12: kosti ‘strengths’
Ormr Woman 3III l. 1: kost ‘excellence’
Sigv Austv 9I l. 5: kostum ‘a fine pace’
Sigv Austv 16I l. 4: kost ‘the choicest’
Sigv Nesv 4I l. 5 [variant]: kostu ‘’
Anon (TGT) 18III l. 2: kosti ‘good qualities’
Anon (TGT) 20III l. 2: kostum ‘in [good] qualities’
Arn Lv 1II l. 8: kostr ‘choice’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 2VIII (Ǫrv 72) l. 8: kosti ‘at his disposal’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 27VIII (Ǫrv 97) l. 6: kost ‘alternative’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 57VIII (Ǫrv 127) l. 8: kostum ‘special qualities’
StarkSt Vík 10VIII (Gautr 18) l. 9: kostum ‘quality’

Anon Heildr 6VII, l. 6: mannkostum ‘with virtues’
Anon Liðs 5I, l. 4: valkǫstr ‘a heap of the slain’
Eskál Vell 37I, l. 1: fjǫlkostir ‘many’

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