Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. skœra (noun f.)

‘fight, conflict’
ONP (prose citations):3725694
SkP: 5127911 (prose):01392394

forms: skœru, skœra, scǫrvr, skerur, skæror, skæru, ſcǫro, skǿru

Anon Krm 6VIII l. 6: skæru ‘The battle’
Anon Krm 19VIII l. 10: skæru ‘the battle’
Ótt Knútdr 10I l. 2: skœru ‘a feat of battle’
Sigv Austv 11I l. 1: skœru ‘’
Sigv Austv 11I l. 1 [variant]: skœrur ‘’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 6II l. 3: skœru ‘conflict’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 10II l. 6: skœru ‘the fight’

Anon Krm 6VIII, l. 6: skærubíldr ‘The battle-lancet’
Sigv Austv 11I, l. 1: aptanskœru ‘in the twilight’
Sigv Austv 11I, l. 1: aptanskœrur ‘in the twilight’

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