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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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lemmata

Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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1. skjalfa (verb)

‘shake - intrans.’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):87728113
SkP: 31127911
Malfong.is (prose):111392394

forms: skjálfandi, skálf, skjalfa, skalfa, skelfra, skelfur, Skulfu, skalf sg 3rd pret, skialfandi, skiálfa, skolf, skialfa, skielfur, skialva, skulfu, skialfva, skialfr, skælfr, skialfande, sklfíd, skolfit, skỏlfíd, skelfrat, skelfr, skjálfa, Skelfr, Skelfrat, ſcelfr, ſcelfr, ſcialfa, ſcalf, ſkalf, ſcvlfo

ungrouped:
Anon Sól 43VII l. 2: skjálfandi ‘trembling’
Arn Þorfdr 18II l. 7: skulfu ‘quivered’
Bárðr Lv 1I l. 3 [variant]: skalf ‘’
Eil Þdr 11III l. 7: skalfa ‘shook’
Eil Þdr 22III l. 3: skelfra ‘trembles’
Anon Lil 54VII l. 2: skálf ‘trembled’
Anon Lil 59VII l. 6: skjálfandi ‘quaking’
Anon Lil 61VII l. 1: skjálfa ‘shake’
Gamlkan Has 32VII l. 6: skjalfa ‘will tremble’
GunnLeif Merl II 23VIII (Bret 23) l. 6: skjalfa ‘will tremble’
Halli XI Fl 1II l. 6: skjalfa ‘tremble’
Hharð Lv 11II l. 7: skalf ‘shook’
Ív Sig 5II l. 3: skulfu ‘shook’
Ív Sig 22II l. 5: Skulfu ‘shook’
Mark Eirdr 14II l. 3: skalf ‘trembled’
RvHbreiðm Hl 29III l. 6: skjalfa ‘tremble’
RvHbreiðm Hl 42III l. 8: skulfu ‘shook’
SnSt Ht 18III l. 4: skelfr ‘shakes’
SnSt Ht 75III l. 8: skjálfa ‘tremble’
Steinn Úlffl 1II l. 2: skulfu ‘trembled’
ÞKolb Eirdr 3I l. 5: skalf ‘trembled’
ÞKolb Eirdr 14I l. 8: skulfu ‘shook’
Þór Lv 1I l. 5 [variant]: skelfr ‘’
Valg Har 1II l. 1: skulfu ‘shook’
Anon (HSig) 4II l. 7: skalf ‘shook’
Herv Lv 13VIII (Heiðr 33) l. 5: Skelfrat ‘will not tremble’
Keth Lv 10VIII (Ket 15) l. 6: skjálfa ‘quiver’
Forað Lv 3VIII (Ket 21) l. 8: skjálfa ‘waver’
Framarr Lv 3VIII (Ket 38) l. 1: Skelfr ‘is trembling’
ESk Lv 14III l. 5: skelfr ‘trembles’
Anon (Vǫls) 2VIII (Vǫls 22) l. 2: skjálfa ‘shook’

compounds:
Bárðr Lv 1I, l. 3: skalfgrana ‘-mouth’

indexed kennings:

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