Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

login: password: stay logged in: help


Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

This material is incomplete and is for reference only: it has not been checked and quality-controlled and should not be cited. References are to the new edition and may not correspond to the text of Skj.

Use the form to search for lemmata; you can use the wildcards characters underscore _ and percent % to search, respectively, for a single letter or any sequence; otherwise, browse words in the edition by first letter below

leyfa (verb)

‘permit; praise’
ONP (prose citations):57721868
SkP: 33127911 (prose):691392394

forms: leyfðr, leyfðir, leyfðra, Leyfa, leyfi sg 1st pres, leyfir sg pres, leyfið, leyft nom n sg pret, leyfum, leyfði sg 3rd pret, Leyfðr, leyfðu, leyfðan, leyfa, leꝩfa, leꝩfð, leꝩfa, leyfik

Kálf Kátr 29VII l. 3: leyfðu ‘praised’
Anon Mdr 17VII l. 7: leyfðan ‘the praised’
Anon Pl 2VII l. 5: leyfa ‘to permit’
Anon Pl 55VII l. 7: leyfðan ‘the esteemed’
Bersi Lv 1I l. 2: leyfum ‘praise’
Bjbp Jóms 44I l. 3: leyfa ‘praise’
Bragi Rdr 1III l. 4: leyfa ‘praise’
ESk Geisl 9VII l. 5: leyfa ‘to praise’
ESk Geisl 61VII l. 1: Leyfðr ‘Praised’
ESk Sigdr I 4II l. 6: leyft ‘a celebrated’
HSt Rst 28I l. 5: leyfðr ‘praised for’
Hfr ErfÓl 18I l. 2: leyfa ‘to praise’
Ív Sig 23II l. 1: leyfðr ‘The celebrated’
Ív Sig 36II l. 1: leyfðir ‘The celebrated’
Mark Eirdr 12II l. 3: leyfði ‘granted’
Mark Eirdr 32II l. 3: leyfir ‘praises’
RvHbreiðm Hl 29III l. 2: leyfa ‘praise’
RvHbreiðm Hl 34III l. 8: leyfðu ‘praised’
RvHbreiðm Hl 35III l. 2: leyfir ‘commends’
RvHbreiðm Hl 80III l. 6: leyfum ‘we [I] praise’
Sigv ErfÓl 18I l. 7: leyfðr ‘praised’
SnSt Ht 71III l. 7: leyfðr ‘the praised’
SnSt Ht 79III l. 1: leyfðr ‘The praised’
Steinn Nizv 6II l. 2: leyfa ‘to praise’
ÞKolb Eirdr 11I l. 1 [variant]: leyfðr ‘’
ÞKolb Eirdr 11I l. 1 [variant]: leyfk ‘’
ÞKolb Eirdr 11I l. 1 [variant]: leyfða ‘’
ÞKolb Eirdr 14I l. 3: leyfðr ‘the celebrated’
ÞjóðA Lv 11II l. 7: leyfði ‘praised’
Anon (FoGT) 21III l. 1: leyfi ‘praise’
Anon (Styrb) 3I l. 7: leyfðra ‘of the praised’
Rloð Lv 1VIII (Ragn 1) l. 1: leyfðu ‘allotted’

HSt Rst 28I, l. 5: Þrekleyfðr ‘praised for his strength’

indexed kennings:

© Skaldic Project Academic Body, unless otherwise noted. Database structure and interface developed by Tarrin Wills. All users of material on this database are reminded that its content may be either subject to copyright restrictions or is the property of the custodians of linked databases that have given permission for members of the skaldic project to use their material for research purposes. Those users who have been given access to as yet unpublished material are further reminded that they may not use, publish or otherwise manipulate such material except with the express permission of the individual editor of the material in question and the General Editor of the volume in which the material is to be published. Applications for permission to use such material should be made in the first instance to the General Editor of the volume in question. All information that appears in the published volumes has been thoroughly reviewed. If you believe some information here is incorrect please contact Tarrin Wills with full details.