Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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rán (noun n.)

‘plunder, plundering’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):81721868
SkP: 17127911
Malfong.is (prose):351392394

forms: ráni dat n sg, ráns, rôn, rán n, ránsins, Rán, ránið n sg, ránum dat n pl, rána gen n pl, ráninu, rǫ́n

ungrouped:
Anon Pl 33VII l. 4: ráni ‘plundering’
Anon Pl 48VII l. 5: rán ‘the pillaging’
Arn Magndr 18II l. 3: ráns ‘robbery’
Ólhelg Lv 7I l. 8: rán ‘robbing’
Sigv Berv 5II l. 3: rán ‘looting’
Sigv Berv 11II l. 7: rán ‘of plunder’
Sigv Berv 14II l. 5: Rán ‘robbery’
Sigv ErfÓl 4I l. 7: ráns ‘for their robbery’
Sigv Knútdr 9I l. 6: rôn ‘plundering’
Sigv Nesv 14I l. 5 [variant]: rán ‘’
SnSt Ht 33III l. 1: rán ‘Deprivation’
SnSt Ht 66III l. 7: rán ‘for plundering’
Sturl Hákfl 7II l. 8: rán ‘for the plunder’
Sturl Hákfl 8II l. 1: Rán ‘for plunder’
Sturl Hrafn 8II l. 8: rán ‘of the retinue’
Sturl Hryn 3II l. 6: rán ‘plundering’
Anon (Mberf) 2II l. 6: ráns ‘plunder’

compounds:
Sturl Hrafn 8II, l. 8: rándróttar ‘of the retinue of robbery’

indexed kennings:
Egill St 8V (Eg 79): Ægis mani. ‘Ægir’s <sea-god’s> wife. ’
Refr Ferðv 2III: Úrsvǫl vǫlva Gymis ‘The spray-cold vǫlva <seeress> of Gymir <sea-giant> ’
ÞSjár Frag 4III: ásynja flóðs ‘the goddess of the sea ’

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