Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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spyrja (verb)

‘ask; hear, find out’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):354722581
SkP: 60127911
Malfong.is (prose):31671392394

forms: spurðisk, spyri, spyrk, spurðum, spurðumk, spurðak, spurðik, Spurt nom m sg, Spurði sg 3rd pret, Spurðist sg 3rd pret, Spurðu pl 3rd pret, Spurðum, Spurðust pl 3rd pret, Spyr sg pres, Spyrja 3rd pres, Spyrjast pl 3rd pres, Spyrjið, Spyrð, spurst , spurðist sg pret, spurður nom m sg pret participle, spyrjast pl 3rd pres infinitive, spyrji, spyrjir, spyrjist, spyrjum pl 1st pres, spyrð sg 2nd pres, spyrði sg pret, spyrðu sg 2nd pres, Spurðak, spyrðist, spyriest, spur, spyrjandi, spyʀ, spurde, spurðust pl 3rd pret, spurdr, spyriandi, spvrþi, spyria, spyʀr, spyrianda, spurduzt, spurdist, spiriazt, spria, spvrde, spurdi, spyrt, speyrja, s[p]vr[ði], spyr sg pres, spvrðr, spyʀia, spvrdi, spurþe, spurþo, spurdu, spurðuz, spiria, spyrst sg 3rd pres , spyrið, spurtna, Spyrsk, spẏria, syrfia, spurð nom f sg pret participle, spvrðan, Spyrst, spyrjask, spurðir, spyrr, spyrjattu, spyrja, spurt, spurðu, spurði, Spyrjattu, spurðu, ſpꝩrʀ, ſpvrðo, ſpvrþr, ſpꝩria, ſpꝩʀ, ſpvrþi, spꝩrit, spyrkat, spyrsk, spurðisk, spyrðir, spurðusk

ungrouped:
Anon Hsv 6VII l. 5: spyrr ‘ask’
Anon Hsv 99VII l. 6: spyrr ‘find out’
Anon Hsv 131VII l. 3 [variant]: spyrja ‘’
Kálf Kátr 11VII l. 5: spurði ‘asked’
Kálf Kátr 37VII l. 2: spyrja ‘ask’
Anon Liðs 5I l. 3: spyrr ‘hears’
Anon Mdr 16VII l. 2: spyrja ‘ask’
Anon Mhkv 3III l. 1: spyrr ‘learns’
Anon Mhkv 15III l. 8: spurt ‘heard’
Anon Mhkv 19III l. 8: spyrja ‘ask’
Anon Mv II 3VII l. 4: spurt ‘told’
Anon Pét 22VII l. 3: spurði ‘asked’
Anon Pét 25VII l. 2: spyrr ‘asks’
Anon Pét 42VII l. 7: spurði ‘asked’
Anon Pl 8VII l. 6: spurðum ‘’
Anon Vitn 11VII l. 4: spyrr ‘she asks’
Anon Vitn 14VII l. 1: Spurði ‘asked’
Balti Sigdr 1II l. 6: spurðisk ‘was heard of’
ESk Geisl 12VII l. 3: spurt ‘learnt’
ESk Geisl 36VII l. 3: spurt ‘learned’
ESk Ingdr 2II l. 3: spyri ‘hear’
Jór Send 2I l. 1: spyrja ‘heard about’
Mberf Lv 5II l. 3: spyrk ‘I hear’
OBarr Frag 1III l. 2: spyrk ‘I hear’
Ólhv Hryn 9II l. 1: spurðisk ‘was reported’
RvHbreiðm Hl 20III l. 1: Spurðak ‘I heard’
RvHbreiðm Hl 31III l. 7: spurðik ‘I heard that’
RvHbreiðm Hl 32III l. 5: spurðak ‘I heard that’
RvHbreiðm Hl 33III l. 7: spurðak ‘I heard that’
RvHbreiðm Hl 47III l. 1: spurðak ‘I heard about’
RvHbreiðm Hl 49III l. 7: spurðak ‘I learned that’
Sigv Austv 4I l. 2: spurðumk ‘I made enquiries’
Sigv Austv 13I l. 5 [variant]: spurðu ‘’
Sigv Austv 13I l. 5 [variant]: spurðumk ‘’
Sigv Austv 13I l. 5 [variant]: spurðisk ‘’
Sigv Austv 13I l. 5 [variant]: spurðusk ‘’
Sigv Vestv 2I l. 4: spyrjask ‘make enquiries’
Sigv Vestv 7I l. 1: spurði ‘asked’
Sigv Lv 25I l. 4: spyrja ‘to ask’
SnSt Ht 5III l. 1: spyrk ‘I hear’
SnSt Ht 5III l. 7: spyrk ‘I hear’
SnSt Ht 8III l. 1: spyr ‘hear’
SnSt Ht 26III l. 4: spyrr ‘ask’
SnSt Ht 47III l. 3: spyrk ‘I hear that’
SnSt Ht 61III l. 7: spyrk ‘I hear that’
SnSt Ht 80III l. 3: spurð ‘heard’
SnSt Ht 89III l. 4: spyrr ‘will be heard’
SnSt Ht 90III l. 5: spyrjum ‘We [I]’
Steinn Óldr 16II l. 7: spyr ‘ask’
Sturl Hryn 6II l. 3: spurðu ‘heard about’
Þhorn Harkv 18I l. 1: spyrja ‘to ask’
Þhorn Harkv 20I l. 1: spyrja ‘to ask’
Anon (Heiðr) 2VIII (Heiðr 20) l. 1: Spyrjattu ‘Do not ask’
Anon (Ragn) 2VIII (Ragn 32) l. 2: spyrja ‘to ask’
Án Lv 5VIII (Án 5) l. 1: spurðu ‘asked’
Anon (Mberf) 3II l. 1: Spurði ‘asked’
Anon (Mberf) 5II l. 1: Spurði ‘asked’
Anon Brúðv 7VII l. 2: spurt ‘tell’
Anon Brúðv 14VII l. 1: spurði ‘asked’
Anon Brúðv 25VII l. 6: spurt ‘asked’
Hjþ Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 2) l. 2: spyrr ‘asks’
EirRagn Lv 3VIII (Ragn 13) l. 6: spyrja ‘they hear that’
ÞjóðA Magn 4II l. 1: Spurði ‘learned’

compounds:
Anon Pl 8VII, l. 6: sjaldspurðum ‘by an unusual’
ESk Geisl 36VII, l. 3: sannspurt ‘truly learned’

indexed kennings:

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