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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

This material is incomplete and is for reference only: it has not been checked and quality-controlled and should not be cited. References are to the new edition and may not correspond to the text of Skj.

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ósk (noun f.)

‘wish, desire’
ONP (prose citations):16728113
SkP: 12127911 (prose):181392394

forms: óska, ósk, Ósk nom f sg, oskc, óskum dat f pl, oskum, Óscar, oskvm, osk, óskar, Óskar

Anon Heildr 10VII l. 5: óska ‘wished for’
Anon Heildr 17VII l. 2: ósk ‘beloved’
Anon Hsv 78VII l. 3: óskum ‘wished’
Anon Mv I 23VII l. 6: óska ‘The wish’
Anon Sól 25VII l. 6: óskum ‘to the desires’
Bragi Rdr 8III l. 2: ósk ‘the desiring’
Gsind Hákdr 8I l. 8 [variant]: ósk ‘’
Ótt Óldr 5III l. 4: ósk ‘chosen’
Sigv Lv 1I l. 1: óskum ‘wishes’
Sturl Magndr 2II l. 7: óskum ‘according to your wishes’
Þfagr Sveinn 5II l. 2: ósk ‘beloved’
ÞjóðA Sex 32II l. 4: ósk ‘wish’

Anon Heildr 10VII, l. 5: óskalof ‘wished for-praise’
Anon Heildr 17VII, l. 2: óskmegi ‘beloved Son’
Anon Mv I 23VII, l. 6: óskamey ‘The wish-maiden’
Bragi Rdr 8III, l. 2: ósk-Rôn ‘the desiring-Rán’
Gsind Hákdr 8I, l. 8: óskkvánar ‘’
Ótt Óldr 5III, l. 4: óskvíf ‘chosen wife’
Þfagr Sveinn 5II, l. 2: óskmǫgr ‘beloved son’

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