Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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meiri (adj. comp.)

‘more, most’

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ONP (prose citations):204721428
SkP: 187127911
Malfong.is (prose):10421392394

forms: meira, mestri, mestrar, mestrar, meiri, mestar, mæstir, mæst, Meir, Meira, Mest, Mestar, Meiri nom m sg, mest*, maistar, mist, mi?i, mai?i, mesr, mestu, mæira, Meire, mæstr, meiru, mæiru, me⟨i⟩ri, me⟨i⟩ra, meire, meri, mestum, mestr, mesti, meste, mester, mestan, meir⟨i⟩, meirri, meiran, mæire, męstr, merstr, mestvm, mestv, mæiran, mestur, męri, meirom, mestre, męst, mestir, meirum dat, méire, méira, mæiri, mæirrar, mæri, meirí, meíre, mesta, meiri, mest, meıra, meira, meir, mestu, mæstir, meira, meſta, meſti, meſt, męiri, meſtar, meíra

ungrouped:
Anon Alpost 7VII l. 6: mestan ‘the greatest’
Anon Gyð 5VII l. 6: mestr ‘excelling’
Anon Heil 12VII l. 6: mestan ‘the greatest’
Anon Heil 14VII l. 2: mest ‘most’
Anon Heil 25VII l. 6: meiri ‘in addition’
Anon Hsv 7VII l. 3 [variant]: meiri ‘’
Anon Hsv 49VII l. 2 [variant]: meira ‘’
Anon Hsv 52VII l. 3: meira ‘of more’
Anon Hsv 66VII l. 3: meira ‘stronger’
Anon Hsv 68VII l. 3: mest ‘much as’
Anon Hsv 87VII l. 1: meiri ‘greater’
Anon Hsv 99VII l. 3: meiri ‘a bigger’
Anon Hsv 113VII l. 3 [variant]: mest ‘’
Kálf Kátr 2VII l. 3: mæstir ‘greatest’
Kálf Kátr 17VII l. 8: mæstr ‘the greatest’
Kálf Kátr 21VII l. 8: mæstr ‘the greatest’
Kálf Kátr 25VII l. 8: mæstr ‘the greatest’
Kálf Kátr 29VII l. 8: mæstr ‘the greatest’
Kálf Kátr 33VII l. 8: mæstr ‘greatest’
Anon Krm 9VIII l. 8: meiri ‘was greater’
Anon Kúgdr 1III l. 2: meiri ‘more’
Anon Leið 2VII l. 5: mestan ‘the most’
Anon Leið 8VII l. 8: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon Leið 43VII l. 4: mestum ‘the most’
Anon Leið 44VII l. 2: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon Líkn 11VII l. 3: meira ‘the more’
Anon Líkn 21VII l. 1: mesta ‘the greatest’
Anon Líkn 44VII l. 6: mest ‘most’
Anon Líkn 49VII l. 6: meiri ‘greater’
Anon Mdr 3VII l. 1: meira ‘more’
Anon Mdr 5VII l. 3: mesta ‘greatest’
Anon Mdr 27VII l. 3: mesta ‘mercy’
Anon Mdr 34VII l. 2: mest ‘exceedingly’
Anon Mey 7VII l. 4: meir ‘more’
Anon Mey 9VII l. 7: mestan ‘greatest’
Anon Mey 12VII l. 3: mestum ‘to the most’
Anon Mey 13VII l. 5: meiri ‘more’
Anon Mey 22VII l. 1: Mestar ‘the greatest’
Anon Mgr 3VII l. 1: meira ‘more’
Anon Mgr 13VII l. 5: mest ‘best’
Anon Mgr 21VII l. 7: meira ‘more’
Anon Mgr 22VII l. 5: meiri ‘more’
Anon Mgr 25VII l. 5: meira ‘more’
Anon Mgr 46VII l. 5: Meiri ‘more’
Anon Mhkv 21III l. 3: mest ‘the most’
Anon Mv I 7VII l. 8: mest ‘most’
Anon Mv I 17VII l. 3: mest ‘most of all’
Anon Mv I 22VII l. 3: meira ‘larger’
Anon Mv I 27VII l. 5: mestrar ‘the greatest one’
Anon Mv I 28VII l. 4: mest ‘the most’
Anon Mv I 29VII l. 5: meiri ‘more’
Anon Mv III 23VII l. 7: mest ‘the most’
Anon Mv III 26VII l. 5: mest ‘the most’
Anon Mv III 27VII l. 8: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon Nikdr 1III l. 3: mest ‘greatly’
Anon Nkt 37II l. 3: meiri ‘greater’
Anon Nkt 69II l. 3: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon Óldr 1I l. 3: mestum ‘most’
Anon Óldr 26I l. 4: mest* ‘the greatest’
Anon Pét 3VII l. 3: mest ‘altogether’
Anon Pét 27VII l. 7: mest ‘most’
Anon Pl 12VII l. 3: mestri ‘the greatest’
Anon Pl 43VII l. 4: mestan ‘the greatest’
Anon Sól 75VII l. 2 [variant]: mestr ‘’
Anon Vitn 15VII l. 3: mesta ‘the very great’
Anon Vitn 22VII l. 3: mestrar ‘the mightiest’
Anon Vitn 24VII l. 7: mest ‘the most’
Anon Mlag 1II l. 8: mestri ‘with the greatest’
Anon Mlag 3II l. 2: meiri ‘more’
Anon Ól 6I l. 4: mest ‘most’
Arn Hardr 7II l. 2: meira ‘greater’
Arn Hardr 13II l. 5: meir ‘much’
Arn Hardr 15II l. 1: meira ‘more’
Arn Hardr 15II l. 7: mest ‘’
Arn Hryn 3II l. 7: meiri ‘greater’
Arn Hryn 15II l. 8: meira ‘a greater’
Arn Þorfdr 16II l. 3: meira ‘a larger’
Arn Þorfdr 21II l. 3: meiri ‘more’
Balti Sigdr 2II l. 5: Meir ‘a greater’
BjHall Kálffl 2I l. 8: meira ‘was larger’
Bjbp Jóms 9I l. 8: mesti ‘most’
Bjbp Jóms 18I l. 5: mestr ‘The greatest’
Bjbp Jóms 33I l. 1: meiri ‘greater’
Blakkr Lv 1II l. 8: meira ‘the greater’
ESk Geisl 18VII l. 2: mestr ‘the greatest’
ESk Geisl 39VII l. 4: mest ‘the greatest’
ESk Geisl 53VII l. 1: mest ‘Most’
ESk Geisl 63VII l. 2: mest ‘very’
ESk Sigdr I 1II l. 2: mestum ‘with the largest’
ESk Frag 4III l. 2: mestum ‘the strongest’
Eil Þdr 11III l. 6: meira ‘even more’
Eil Þdr 19III l. 8: mest ‘with full force’
Eskál Vell 21I l. 1 [variant]: meira ‘’
Eskál Vell 22I l. 1 [variant]: meir ‘’
Eskál Vell 23I l. 3: mest ‘eagerly’
Anon Lil 4VII l. 6: meir ‘more’
Anon Lil 13VII l. 6: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon Lil 20VII l. 6: mest ‘the worst’
Anon Lil 38VII l. 4: meiri ‘greater’
Anon Lil 65VII l. 3: meiri ‘greater’
Anon Lil 95VII l. 3: meira ‘more’
Anon Lil 97VII l. 5: mest ‘of great’
Eyv Lv 14I l. 5: Mest ‘Most of all’
Gamlkan Has 6VII l. 4: meiri ‘increase’
Gamlkan Has 31VII l. 8: mesta ‘greatest’
Gamlkan Has 39VII l. 6: meiri ‘greater’
Gamlkan Has 51VII l. 5: meiri ‘greater’
Gamlkan Has 56VII l. 5: meira ‘the more’
Gamlkan Has 57VII l. 3: meir ‘more’
Gamlkan Has 65VII l. 2: mesta ‘very great’
Gísl Magnkv 19II l. 6: mestum ‘the greatest’
GunnLeif Merl I 18VIII (Bret 86) l. 6: meira ‘the advantage’
GunnLeif Merl I 28VIII (Bret 96) l. 7: meira ‘greater’
GunnLeif Merl I 68VIII (Bret 136) l. 4: mest ‘greatest’
HSt Rst 5I l. 4: mestan ‘the greatest’
Hbreiðm Lv 1II l. 6: mestum ‘very great’
Hfr ErfÓl 4I l. 7: mest ‘the most’
Hfr ErfÓl 19I l. 1: meira ‘greater’
Hfr ErfÓl 19I l. 1 [variant]: meiri ‘’
Hfr ErfÓl 24I l. 6: meira ‘the better’
Hfr ErfÓl 25I l. 3: mest ‘most’
Hfr ErfÓl 25I l. 8: mest ‘the greatest’
Hfr ErfÓl 27I l. 4: mest ‘the greatest’
Hfr ErfÓl 27I l. 4 [variant]: mestr ‘’
Hhal Lv 1I l. 2: mestr ‘the greatest’
Hskv Útdr 12II l. 2: mestum ‘the greatest’
Ív Sig 42II l. 4: mestr ‘the most’
Jór Send 4I l. 4: meira ‘greater’
Kolb Jónv 5VII l. 5: meiri ‘greater’
Mark Eirdr 7II l. 4: mest ‘to the highest degree’
Mark Eirdr 7II l. 7: meira ‘more than’
Mark Eirdr 7II l. 8: mestr ‘the most’
Ólhelg Lv 5I l. 6: mest ‘most’
Ólhv Hryn 12II l. 4: meira ‘more’
Ótt Hfl 18I l. 3: meir ‘more in evidence’
Ótt Lv 1I l. 3: meiri ‘greater’
Ótt Lv 1I l. 6: meir ‘later’
Rv Lv 12II l. 3: meira ‘more’
RvHbreiðm Hl 44III l. 3: mesta ‘the greatest’
Sigv Ást 2I l. 3: meir ‘better’
Sigv Ást 2I l. 7: mest ‘was the main’
Sigv Austv 6I l. 8: mest ‘above’
Sigv Austv 14I l. 5 [variant]: mest ‘’
Sigv ErfÓl 1I l. 8: mest ‘the greatest’
Sigv ErfÓl 5I l. 1: mest ‘the most’
Sigv ErfÓl 12I l. 1: Mest ‘’
Sigv Erlfl 4I l. 8: meiri ‘a greater’
Sigv Erlfl 10I l. 8: mest ‘his stamina’
Sigv Nesv 6I l. 1: meira ‘greater’
Sigv Nesv 11I l. 1: meir ‘moreover’
Sigv Víkv 9I l. 8: mest ‘most’
Sigv Víkv 14I l. 1 [variant]: meira ‘’
Sigv Vestv 4I l. 6: meira ‘to a greater degree’
Sigv Vestv 5I l. 5: meira ‘more’
Sigv Lv 7I l. 4: mest ‘importance’
Sigv Lv 27I l. 1: mestar ‘the greatest’
Skapti Frag 1III l. 2: mestr ‘greatest’
SnSt Ht 37III l. 4: mest ‘the greatest’
SnSt Ht 88III l. 8: mestr ‘the greatest’
SnSt Ht 93III l. 2: mest ‘the greatest’
Steinn Nizv 6II l. 8: meiri ‘more’
Steinn Óldr 11II l. 8: meira ‘more’
Sturl Hákfl 9II l. 8: mestum ‘the greatest’
Sturl Hryn 2II l. 5: mestri ‘the greatest’
ÞKolb Eirdr 7I l. 4: meira ‘more’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 6II l. 8: meiri ‘a greater’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 8II l. 8: meiri ‘a greater’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 9II l. 5: mest ‘best’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 12II l. 1: meir ‘further’
Tindr Hákdr 5I l. 4: meiri ‘a greater’
Anon (TGT) 10III l. 2: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon (TGT) 17III l. 4: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon (FoGT) 29III l. 7: mest ‘most’
Mágj Lv 1VIII (Mág 1) l. 3: meiri ‘much’
Mágj Lv 3VIII (Mág 3) l. 8: mest ‘most’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 48VIII (Ǫrv 118) l. 7: mesta ‘greatest’
Anon Brúðv 6VII l. 1: mest ‘most’
Anon Brúðv 26VII l. 7: mest ‘the most’
Anon Brúðv 29VII l. 1: mest ‘the greatest’
Anon Brúðv 31VII l. 7: mest ‘greatest’
Anon Brúðv 32VII l. 1: mest ‘most’
Eystk Útkv 1VIII (Hálf 48) l. 4: meiri ‘superior’
Hróksv Hrkv 13VIII (Hálf 63) l. 1: Mest ‘Most’
BjRagn Lv 1VIII (Ragn 7) l. 2: meir ‘had more’
EirRagn Lv 3VIII (Ragn 13) l. 5: mest ‘in the greatest’
Hharð Gamv 1II l. 2: meira ‘more’
Svart Skauf 9VIII l. 3: meiri ‘more’
Hildigunnr Lv 1VIII (Ǫrv 30) l. 3: meiri ‘bigger’

compounds:
Anon Leið 2VII, l. 5: aflamestan ‘the most powerful’
Anon Mey 12VII, l. 3: prýðimestum ‘to the most magnificent’

indexed kennings:

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