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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anonymous Poems (Anon)

III. Málsháttakvæði (Mhkv) - 30

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5: Málsháttakvæði (‘Proverb poem’) — Anon MhkvIII

Roberta Frank 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Málsháttakvæði’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 1213. <> (accessed 24 September 2021)

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Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: A. [1]. Málsháttakvæði, Et orknøsk(?) digt, omkr. 1200. (AII, 130-6, BII, 138-45)

SkP info: III, 1231

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17 — Anon Mhkv 17III

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lemmatised words

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allr (adj.) ‘all...’alt 17/1

3at (prep.) ‘at, to...’ — 17/3

2bægja (verb) [°-gð-] ‘contend...’bægir 17/2

drør (noun n.) ‘[by eye-disease]...’drer 17/2

dœmi (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘judgement, example...’ — 17/8

3eigi (adv.) ‘not...’ — 17/3

2einn (pron.) [°decl. cf. einn num.] ‘one, alone...’eins 17/3

2ekki (adv.) ‘not...’ — 17/5

2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’er 17/4, 17/2

fagr (adj.) [°fagran; compar. fegri, superl. fegrstr] ‘fair, beautiful...’fǫgru 17/3

farald (noun n.) ‘malady...’ — 17/5

fengr (noun m.) [°-jar/-s, dat. -/-i] ‘loot...’ — 17/3

2finna (verb) ‘find, meet...’fundit 17/4

Finnr (noun m.) ‘Saami (person)...’Finnan 17/6

forðum (adv.) ‘formerly, once...’ — 17/5

2geta (verb) ‘to beget, give birth to, mention, speak ...’gat 17/6

hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’hánum 17/7

Haraldr (noun m.) ‘Haraldr...’Harald 17/6

í (prep.) ‘in, into...’ — 17/3

lengr (adv.) ‘for a long time...’lengr 17/4

2margr (adj.) [°-an] ‘many...’mǫrgum 17/8

munu (verb) ‘will, must...’mun 17/4

(adv.) ‘now...’ — 17/8

reyna (verb) ‘test, try, experience...’reynt 17/4

1 (pron.) [°gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---] ‘that (one), those...’þat 17/4, 17/7, þat 17/5, þeim 17/2

sem (conj.) ‘as, which...’ — 17/1

2slíkr (adj.) ‘such...’slíks 17/8

sólbjartr (adj.) ‘sun-bright...’sólbjǫrt 17/7

sýna (verb) ‘show, seem...’sýnisk 17/1

varla (adv.) ‘hardly...’Varla 17/1

2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’er 17/4, er 17/1, er 17/3, var 17/5

1verða (verb) ‘become, be...’verðr 17/8

ýtr (noun m.) ‘man; launcher...’*ýtum 17/2

þó (adv.) ‘though...’ — 17/6

2þykkja (verb) ‘seem, think...’þótti 17/7

œra (verb) ‘out of one’s mind...’œrðan 17/6


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