Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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leysa (verb)

‘release, loosen, redeem’
ONP (prose citations):628722581
SkP: 43127911 (prose):2711392394

forms: leysta, leystak, leystr, leystan, leys, leysiz, leystum, Leysa, Leysir, Leysti sg 3rd pret, Leystist, Leystu, leysa infinitive, leysast infinitive, leysi pres, leysir sg pres, leysist, leyst nom pret, leysti sg 3rd pret, leystir nom m pret participle, leystist, leystu pl 3rd pret, leystur nom m sg pret participle, leysumst, leyſ, leystust pl 3rd pret, leysaz, leyſtiſc, leystisk, leꝩſ, leꝩſa, leꝩſti, leꝩſtir, leystsk, leꝩsir

Anon Heil 4VII l. 2: leysta ‘redeemed’
Anon Heil 15VII l. 7: leysti ‘released’
Anon Heildr 14VII l. 6: leystr ‘redeemed’
Anon Hsv 149VII l. 5 [variant]: leysta ‘’
Kálf Kátr 9VII l. 8: leystan ‘to release’
Anon Leið 31VII l. 7: leysti ‘released’
Anon Líkn 22VII l. 5: Leysti ‘freed’
Anon Mdr 15VII l. 4: leystr ‘released’
Anon Mdr 32VII l. 1: Leystu ‘Release’
Anon Mdr 34VII l. 8: leysta ‘be released’
Anon Mey 31VII l. 1: leysti ‘loosened’
Anon Mey 45VII l. 1: Leysti ‘loosened’
Anon Mgr 26VII l. 7: leysa ‘redeem’
Anon Mv I 27VII l. 2: leystir ‘released’
Anon Mv III 2VII l. 8: leysti ‘redeemed’
Anon Mv III 16VII l. 4: leyst ‘delivered’
Anon Pét 54VII l. 6: leystr ‘freed’
Anon Sól 40VII l. 4 [variant]: leysti ‘’
Anon Sól 75VII l. 4 [variant]: leysa ‘’
Bjarni Frag 5III l. 1: leysti ‘released’
ESk Geisl 33VII l. 3: leysta ‘rescued’
ESk Geisl 59VII l. 5 [variant]: leystu ‘///’
ESk Geisl 59VII l. 5 [variant]: leystu ‘’
ESk Geisl 62VII l. 5 [variant]: leysi ‘///’
ESk Geisl 62VII l. 5 [variant]: leysi ‘’
ESk Geisl 68VII l. 1: leysi ‘release’
ESk Geisl 71VII l. 6: leystak ‘I have delivered’
Anon Lil 23VII l. 8: leystan ‘released’
Anon Lil 64VII l. 7: leysti ‘loosed’
Anon Lil 80VII l. 6: leysi ‘can loose’
Anon Lil 83VII l. 2: leys ‘loose’
Anon Lil 83VII l. 8: leysiz ‘be freed’
Anon Lil 85VII l. 6: leystir ‘[you] freed’
Gamlkan Has 27VII l. 5: leystir ‘you freed’
Gamlkan Has 52VII l. 8: leysta ‘released’
Sigv Víkv 3I l. 5: leysti ‘let loose’
Sturl Hákkv 7II l. 6: leystan ‘the released’
Sturl Hrafn 5II l. 1: Leysti ‘launched’
Sturl Hrafn 6II l. 1: leystum ‘ their lives’
Sturl Hrafn 15II l. 5: Leysti ‘loosened’
Þjóð Yt 21I l. 6: leysti ‘loosed’
Innsteinn Innkv 4VIII (Hálf 20) l. 6: leysaz ‘escape’
SnSt Lv 7III l. 3: leysti ‘was loosening ’

Sturl Hrafn 6II, l. 1: fjörleystum ‘who ransomed their lives’

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