Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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líkn (noun f.)

‘grace, mercy’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):78721868
SkP: 42127911
Malfong.is (prose):11392394

forms: líkn, líknarinnar, líknar, líkn, Líkn, Líknarinnar, licnar, likn, liknar, líknar, lícn, líkna, liknvm, licn, lícnar, likna, lijknar, lÿkn, liknin, Lijkn, licknar, licna, liknn, liknnarr, lícna

ungrouped:
Kálf Kátr 28VII l. 3: líkn ‘an act of mercy’
Anon Leið 24VII l. 7: líknar ‘with grace’
Anon Líkn 10VII l. 8: líkn ‘grace’
Anon Líkn 22VII l. 8: líknar ‘The mercy’
Anon Líkn 33VII l. 7: líknar ‘of grace’
Anon Líkn 40VII l. 1: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Líkn 47VII l. 8: líkn ‘of grace’
Anon Mdr 4VII l. 2: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Mdr 38VII l. 6: líkn ‘salve’
Anon Mdr 39VII l. 6: líkn ‘salve’
Anon Mdr 42VII l. 3: líknar ‘of mercy’
Anon Mey 7VII l. 8: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Mey 15VII l. 7: líknar ‘of mercy’
Anon Mey 40VII l. 2: líknar ‘of mercy’
Anon Mgr 26VII l. 7: líknar ‘mercy’
Anon Mgr 41VII l. 5: Líkn ‘The mercy’
Anon Mgr 47VII l. 8: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Mv II 16VII l. 1: Líknarinnar ‘of compassion’
Anon Mv II 22VII l. 2: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Mv III 2VII l. 6: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Mv III 30VII l. 7: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Pét 45VII l. 1: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Pét 47VII l. 5: líkn ‘Mercy’
Anon Sól 82VII l. 6: líkn ‘grace’
Anon Vitn 1VII l. 5: líknar ‘of mercy’
Anon Vitn 19VII l. 1: líknar ‘Merciful’
Arn Þorfdr 25II l. 2: líkna ‘mercies’
ESk Geisl 16VII l. 6: líkn ‘The outstandingly merciful’
ESk Geisl 59VII l. 6: líknar ‘mercy’
ESk Hardr II 5II l. 5: Líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Lil 5VII l. 4: líkn ‘mercy’
Anon Lil 80VII l. 2: líkn ‘for mercy’
Anon Lil 81VII l. 4: líknar ‘of mercy’
Anon Lil 89VII l. 7: líknar ‘of mercy’
Gamlkan Has 5VII l. 7: líkn ‘mercy’
Gamlkan Has 24VII l. 4: líkn ‘mercy’
Gamlkan Has 49VII l. 4: líkna ‘for mercies’
Gamlkan Has 56VII l. 6: líknar ‘of mercy’
Játg Lv 1II l. 5: líkn ‘the comfort’
Anon Brúðv 29VII l. 2: líkn ‘comfort’
Anon Brúðv 32VII l. 3: líkn ‘the comfort’
Þul Kvenna II 3III l. 7: líkn ‘mercy’

compounds:
Anon Leið 24VII, l. 7: líknarfúss ‘eager with grace’
Anon Líkn 22VII, l. 8: líknarstyrkr ‘The mercy-strong’
Anon Líkn 47VII, l. 8: líknfæðir ‘begetter of grace’
Anon Mgr 26VII, l. 7: líknarfúss ‘mercy-eager’
Anon Vitn 19VII, l. 1: líknarmey ‘Merciful Virgin’
ESk Geisl 16VII, l. 6: líknframr ‘The outstandingly merciful’
Anon Lil 5VII, l. 4: syndalíkn ‘mercy for sins’

indexed kennings:

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