Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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stafr (noun m.)

‘staff, post, stave, stick’
ONP (prose citations):112721868
SkP: 32127911 (prose):601392394

forms: stafar, Staf m sg, Stafirnir, Stafurinn, stafanna, stafirnir, stafurinn nom m sg, stafaR, staue, stff, stafi?, Stafa, stafe, stafur, stꜷfvm, stavenom, stafi acc m pl, stafnum dat m sg, stǫfum, stafinum, stafui, stafir, stafír, Stauir, stafinn acc m sg, staufum, stafina, starfs, stöfom, staf⟨r⟩, stafuer, stafnvm, stofum, Stafs, stofvm, stafuir, stafiɴ, stavfvm, stafen, sta⟨f⟩, Stafr, staf, stafs, stöfum, stafr, stafa, ſtafi, ſtꜹfom, ſtafir, ſtafſ, stöfunum, stafrinn

Anon Hsv 24VII l. 2: stöfum ‘complaints’
Anon Leið 6VII l. 8: stǫfum ‘letters’
Anon Leið 7VII l. 8: stǫfum ‘letters’
Anon Liðs 1I l. 4: stafar ‘the staves’
Anon Líkn 26VII l. 3: stöfum ‘staves’
Anon Pét 1VII l. 2: stafi ‘’
Anon Pl 48VII l. 6: stafar ‘the staves’
Anon Sól 40VII l. 2: stöfum ‘staves’
Anon Sól 60VII l. 6: stöfum ‘staves’
Bót Lv 1II l. 6: stafir ‘poles’
Eskál Vell 12I l. 2: stafr ‘stave’
Eyv Hál 8I l. 5: Stafa ‘of Stave’
Glúmr Gráf 14I l. 3: stafr ‘stave’
GunnLeif Merl II 6VIII (Bret 6) l. 3: stǫfum ‘staves’
GunnLeif Merl I 63VIII (Bret 131) l. 6: staf ‘staff’
Máni Lv 2II l. 8: staf ‘a staff’
Ótt Knútdr 11I l. 7: stafr ‘staff’
Sigv ErfÓl 27I l. 8: staf ‘staff’
Sigv Knútdr 10I l. 4: staf ‘staff’
SnSt Ht 61III l. 6: stǫfum ‘of staves’
ÞKolb Eirdr 6I l. 6: stafr ‘staff’
ÞKolb Eirdr 9I l. 6 [variant]: staf ‘’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 13II l. 4: stǫfum ‘to the staves’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 14II l. 6: stafir ‘staves’
Angantýr Lv 1VIII (Heiðr 29) l. 3: stafa ‘of curses’
Svart Skauf 26VIII l. 7: staf ‘stick’
Svart Skauf 27VIII l. 2: stafs ‘of the stick’
Svart Skauf 28VIII l. 4: stafs ‘of the staff’

Anon Hsv 24VII, l. 2: kveinstöfum ‘complaints’
Anon Leið 6VII, l. 8: gollstǫfum ‘with golden letters’
Anon Leið 7VII, l. 8: gollstǫfum ‘with gold letters’
Anon Líkn 26VII, l. 3: hnigstöfum ‘bowing staves’
Anon Sól 40VII, l. 2: dreyrstöfum ‘with bloody staves’
Anon Sól 60VII, l. 6: feiknstöfum ‘with terrible staves’
Eskál Vell 12I, l. 2: óðstafr ‘The furious stave’
Eyv Hál 8I, l. 5: Stafaness ‘of Stavenes’
Glúmr Gráf 14I, l. 3: ógnarstafr ‘The terror-stave’
GunnLeif Merl II 6VIII (Bret 6), l. 3: auðstǫfum ‘for wealth-staves’
ÞKolb Eirdr 6I, l. 6: láðstafr ‘staff {of the land’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 14II, l. 6: gnýstafir ‘staves {of the din’
Angantýr Lv 1VIII (Heiðr 29), l. 3: feiknstafa ‘of curses’

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