Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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reyðr (noun f.)

‘whale, rorqual’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):23722581
SkP: 12127911
Malfong.is (prose):81392394

forms: reyðar, reyði, reyðr, reyðr, reyður nom f sg, reyðar, reẏði

ungrouped:
Anon Nkt 2II l. 2: reyði ‘the whale’
ESk Øxfl 1III l. 4: reyðar ‘char’
HSn Lv 2II l. 3: reyðar ‘of the whale’
Hfr ErfÓl 7I l. 7 [variant]: reyðar ‘’
RvHbreiðm Hl 36III l. 6: reyðar ‘char’
Steinn Óldr 11II l. 7: reyðar ‘of the whale’
Sturl Hákfl 2II l. 1: reyðar ‘char’
Sturl Hrafn 7II l. 8: reyðar ‘char’
Þhorn Gldr 6I l. 6: reyðar ‘salmon’
Anon Brúðv 4VII l. 7: reyðar ‘of the rorqual’
Anon Sǫrl 1VIII (Sǫrla 1) l. 5: reyðar ‘char’
Þul Fiska 2III l. 2: reyðr ‘char’
Þul Hvala 1III l. 5: reyðr ‘rorqual’
Þul Hvala 1III l. 5: reyðar ‘rorqual’

compounds:
ESk Øxfl 1III, l. 4: dalreyðar ‘of the valley-char’
Hfr ErfÓl 7I, l. 7: valtireyðar ‘’
RvHbreiðm Hl 36III, l. 6: fjallreyðar ‘of the mountain-char’
Sturl Hákfl 2II, l. 1: Hólmreyðar ‘of the island-char’
Sturl Hrafn 7II, l. 8: dalreyðar ‘of the valley-char’
Þhorn Gldr 6I, l. 6: holmreyðar ‘of the island-salmon’
Anon Sǫrl 1VIII (Sǫrla 1), l. 5: dalreyðar ‘of the valley-char’
Þul Hvala 1III, l. 5: reyðarkalfr ‘rorqual-calf’

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