Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. merki (noun n.)

‘banner, sign’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):179721868
SkP: 56127911
Malfong.is (prose):1571392394

forms: merkja, mærki, merkis, merkin n pl, merkinu dat n sg, merkið n sg, marki, mirki, m..., meki, miarki, mari, ...rki, mer-..., mer..., mrki, meri, ...erki, ...-i, m-rki, merkiv, mer--, --rki, merkjum, merki, marka, merke

ungrouped:
Anon Alpost 8VII l. 6: merki ‘feats’
Anon Krm 17VIII l. 10: merki ‘banners’
Anon Leið 36VII l. 6: merki ‘testimonies’
Anon Líkn 32VII l. 2: merki ‘sign’
Anon Líkn 52VII l. 1: merki ‘the sign’
Anon Mey 56VII l. 8: merki ‘form’
Anon Mgr 33VII l. 2: merkja ‘of symbols’
Anon Pét 48VII l. 6: merki ‘standard’
Arn Magndr 18II l. 4: merki ‘banners’
Arn Þorfdr 13II l. 4: merki ‘tokens’
Arn Þorfdr 18II l. 4: merki ‘the banner’
BjHall Kálffl 5I l. 6: merki ‘the standard’
Bjarni Frag 1III l. 2: merki ‘the stars’
ESk Hardr I 2II l. 2: merki ‘banners’
ESk Ingdr 3II l. 2: merkja ‘standard’
Anon Lil 5VII l. 8: merkin ‘wonders’
Anon Lil 10VII l. 6: merki ‘fixed’
Anon Lil 23VII l. 3: merkin ‘the miracles’
Anon Lil 40VII l. 6: merkin ‘signs’
Anon Lil 87VII l. 8: merkin ‘signs’
Gamlkan Has 18VII l. 2: merki ‘a sign’
Gamlkan Has 53VII l. 1: merki ‘tokens’
Gísl Magnkv 19II l. 1: merki ‘banners’
Gsind Hákdr 8I l. 4: merkjum ‘of the standards’
Gsind Hákdr 8I l. 4 [variant]: merkin ‘’
GunnLeif Merl I 98VIII (Bret 166) l. 4: merkjum ‘by miracles’
HSt Rst 10I l. 6: merki ‘signs’
HSt Rst 19I l. 2: merkis ‘of the standard’
HSt Rst 29I l. 1: merki ‘sign’
Ív Sig 5II l. 8: merki ‘the standards’
Mark Eirdr 11II l. 2: merki ‘the border’
Mark Eirdr 17II l. 4: merki ‘the banner’
Ólhv Hryn 8II l. 3: merki ‘standards’
Ólhv Hryn 11II l. 4: merkjum ‘the standards’
Rv Lv 24II l. 2: merki ‘standards’
Sigv ErfÓl 11I l. 4: merki ‘The standard’
Sigv ErfÓl 12I l. 1: merkjum ‘to his’
Sigv Nesv 7I l. 2: merkjum ‘the banners’
SnSt Ht 33III l. 4: merki ‘banners’
SnSt Ht 52III l. 7: merkjum ‘the banners’
SnSt Ht 64III l. 4: merkjum ‘banner’
Sturl Hákkv 14II l. 4: merkjum ‘of the standards’
Sturl Hryn 9II l. 1: merkjum ‘the banners’
ÞGísl Búdr 4I l. 1: merki ‘the standard’
ÞjóðA Lv 4II l. 6: merki ‘banner’
Tindr Hákdr 1I l. 6 [variant]: merki ‘’
Tindr Hákdr 3I l. 8: merki ‘the marks’
Anon (Sv) 4II l. 5: merki ‘standards’
Anon (Sv) 5II l. 5: merki ‘standards’
Anon Brúðv 31VII l. 4: merki ‘signs’
StarkSt Vík 15VIII (Gautr 23) l. 9: merki ‘scars’
Þul Sverða 11III l. 3: merki ‘mark’
Hharð Gamv 5II l. 6: merki ‘marks’
ÞjóðA Magn 5II l. 6: merki ‘the standard’
ÞjóðA Magn 10II l. 3: merki ‘banners’
ÞjóðA Magn 13II l. 8: merki ‘banners’

compounds:
Anon Alpost 8VII, l. 6: stórmerki ‘great feats’
Anon Leið 36VII, l. 6: hǫfuðmerki ‘chief testimonies’
Anon Líkn 32VII, l. 2: friðarmerki ‘peace-sign’
Anon Lil 5VII, l. 8: stórmerkin ‘wonders’
Anon Lil 10VII, l. 6: merkistjörnur ‘fixed stars’
Anon Lil 23VII, l. 3: stórmerkin ‘the miracles’
Anon Lil 40VII, l. 6: stórmerkin ‘signs’

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