Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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lemmata

Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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rífa (verb)

‘tear’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):157721868
SkP: 8127911
Malfong.is (prose):381392394

forms: Rifu, reif sg 3rd pret, rifin pret participle, rifinn, rifnar, rifu pl 3rd pret, rífa infinitive, rífur sg 3rd pres, ríf, rifið, rifni, €rifit◃, rifnir, rifo

parts: rífa (verb) ‘tear...’ • -andi (unclassified) ‘[ing, andi]...’

ungrouped:
Anon Heil 16VII l. 8: rifu ‘tore’
Anon Hsv 28VII l. 3 [variant]: reif ‘’
Anon Lil 84VII l. 8: rífa ‘tear’
HSt Rst 17I l. 1: reif ‘tore’
Sturl Hákkv 17II l. 6: ríf ‘tear’
Busla Busl 5VIII (Bós 5) l. 5: rifni ‘be torn to tatters’
Svart Skauf 31VIII l. 7: rifið ‘ripped’
Sturl Hákkv 17II l. 6: rífandi ‘tearing’

compounds:
Sturl Hákkv 17II, l. 6: rífandi ‘tearing’

indexed kennings:

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