Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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kván (noun f.)

‘wife’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):3721868
SkP: 23127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: kvôn, kvón, kvan, kvanar, kvánar, kvánir, kván, qvęn, quęn, qván, qvan, qvanar, qvanir, kvęn, qvn

ungrouped:
Gestumbl Heiðr 18VIII (Heiðr 65) l. 3: kván ‘woman’
Kálf Kátr 22VII l. 1: kvón ‘wife’
Kálf Kátr 26VII l. 3: kván ‘wife’
Anon Krm 4VIII l. 2: kvánar ‘The woman’
Anon Mv II 2VII l. 8: kvón ‘the wife’
Anon Mv II 8VII l. 2: kvón ‘woman’
Anon Pét 12VII l. 3: kván ‘a woman’
Anon Pl 6VII l. 3: kvôn ‘wife’
Anon Pl 27VII l. 3: kvôn ‘wife’
Anon Pl 27VII l. 7: kvôn ‘my wife’
Anon Pl 59VII l. 7: kvôn ‘wife’
Anon Sól 77VII l. 1: kván ‘wife’
Eil Þdr 14III l. 8: kvánar ‘of the wife’
Gizsv Lv 1I l. 6: kvánar ‘of the woman’
Gsind Hákdr 8I l. 8: kvánar ‘of the wife’
Gsind Hákdr 8I l. 8 [variant]: kvánar ‘’
GunnLeif Merl II 49VIII (Bret 49) l. 6: kvánir ‘women’
Hfr Hákdr 5III l. 4: kvôn ‘wife’
Þul Women 2III l. 7: kván ‘the wife’
Anon Brúðv 9VII l. 2: kván ‘’

compounds:
Kálf Kátr 26VII, l. 3: eiginkván ‘wife’
Gsind Hákdr 8I, l. 8: óskkvánar ‘’
Hfr Hákdr 5III, l. 4: biðkvôn ‘waiting wife’
Anon Brúðv 9VII, l. 2: kvánfaung ‘marriage’

indexed kennings:

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