Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. lim (noun f.)

‘limb’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):36723058
SkP: 16127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: limir, lim, Lima, limar, limarnar, limvm, lijmar, limum, limanna, limom, lima, limu, limir, límom, limonom

ungrouped:
Anon Líkn 14VII l. 6: limu ‘limbs’
Anon Líkn 32VII l. 4: limu ‘the limbs’
Anon Mdr 19VII l. 6: limir ‘limbs’
Anon Mv II 18VII l. 5: limu ‘the limbs’
Anon Óldr 7I l. 4: lim ‘branch’
Arn Þorfdr 17II l. 8: lim ‘of branches’
ESk Geisl 59VII l. 5 [variant]: lim ‘’
Ólhelg Lv 9I l. 8 [variant]: limu ‘’
Sigv Knútdr 8I l. 8: Lima ‘of Lim’
SnSt Ht 2III l. 2: limu ‘the limbs’
SnSt Ht 10III l. 7: lim ‘a limb’
SnSt Ht 78III l. 4: lim ‘the branch’
Þjóð Yt 12I l. 4: Lima ‘Lim’
ÞjóðA Lv 1II l. 2: limar ‘branches’
Þloft Tøgdr 1I l. 6: Lima ‘Limfjorden’

compounds:
Anon Mdr 19VII, l. 6: ástarlimir ‘limbs of love’
Anon Óldr 7I, l. 4: limgarmr ‘branch-hound’
Arn Þorfdr 17II, l. 8: limdolgr ‘the foe of branches’
Ólhelg Lv 9I, l. 8: limuord ‘’
Sigv Knútdr 8I, l. 8: Limafjarðar ‘of Limfjorden’
SnSt Ht 78III, l. 4: lim-Garmr ‘the branch-Garmr’
Þjóð Yt 12I, l. 4: Limafirði ‘Limfjorden’
Þloft Tøgdr 1I, l. 5: Lima- firði ‘Limfjorden’

indexed kennings:

index entries (as compounds):
• Limafjǫrðr (Limafjǫrðr - Limfjorden, Jylland, Denmark)

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