Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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lemmata

Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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lesa (verb)

‘read’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):262721428
SkP: 15127911
Malfong.is (prose):501392394

forms: læsi, lesandi, læiste, lestusk, Lest, las sg 3rd pret, les sg 3rd pres, lesir, lesið nom n sg pret, lestu, lásu pl 3rd pret, lásum pl 1st pret, Lesandi, lese, lesa, lesi, Lesi, leſi, leſar

ungrouped:
Anon Hsv 56VII l. 4: lesi ‘read’
Anon Mey 36VII l. 1: Lesandi ‘read’
Anon Mgr 52VII l. 6: lesi ‘read’
Anon Mv III 6VII l. 5: las ‘recited’
Anon Mv III 9VII l. 5: lesið ‘to read’
Anon Mv III 20VII l. 7: las ‘read’
Anon Sól 70VII l. 4: lásu ‘read’
ESk Geisl 59VII l. 5: lestu ‘broke’
Anon Lil 59VII l. 3: læsi ‘he were to read’
GunnLeif Merl I 95VIII (Bret 163) l. 2: lesa ‘read’
GunnLeif Merl I 96VIII (Bret 164) l. 1: Lesi ‘Let them read’
GunnLeif Merl I 96VIII (Bret 164) l. 2: lesi ‘read’
GunnLeif Merl I 96VIII (Bret 164) l. 3: lesi ‘read’
RvHbreiðm Hl 28III l. 4: lestusk ‘were broken’
RvHbreiðm Hl 41III l. 7: lestusk ‘were damaged’

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