Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. svik (noun n.)

‘deceit, treachery; poison’
ONP (prose citations):78726238
SkP: 24127911 (prose):401392394

forms: svikið, Svik, sviknir, sviki, Svikuð, suika, suicom, suik, svic, suikum, svikvm, svikin, svicum, svicom, svkium, suick, svica, svikit, svikom, suík, sviks, svik, svikum, svika, ſvic, ſvicom

Anon Hsv 64VII l. 6: svik ‘treachery’
Anon Hsv 69VII l. 6: svikum ‘treachery’
Anon Hsv 90VII l. 6: svikum ‘for treachery’
Anon Líkn 11VII l. 4: svika ‘of falsehoods’
Anon Mgr 49VII l. 3: svik ‘the deceit’
Anon Mv III 23VII l. 8: svikið ‘to deceive’
Arn Magndr 17II l. 1: Svik ‘deceit’
Bkrepp Magndr 2II l. 8: svik ‘treason’
Ggnæv Þórr 1III l. 1: svik ‘treachery’
GunnLeif Merl II 41VIII (Bret 41) l. 6: svikum ‘treachery’
GunnLeif Merl II 64VIII (Bret 64) l. 2: svika ‘treacherous’
GunnLeif Merl I 48VIII (Bret 116) l. 9: svik ‘his treachery’
Hfr ErfÓl 19I l. 6: svikum ‘treachery’
Kolb Jónv 2VII l. 3: svik ‘falsity’
Mark Eirdr 4II l. 7: svik ‘of treacherous’
Rv Lv 32II l. 6: svik ‘treachery’
Sigv Austv 19I l. 4: svika ‘treason’
Sigv Berv 8II l. 4: svik ‘deceit’
Sigv Víkv 2I l. 2: svik ‘treachery’
Sigv Lv 14I l. 4: svikum ‘treason’
Sigv Lv 15I l. 8: svik ‘treason’
Sigv Lv 17I l. 7: svik ‘treason’
Þflekk Lv 1II l. 11: svika ‘traitors’
Anon Brúðv 30VII l. 4: svika ‘multitudes’

GunnLeif Merl II 64VIII (Bret 64), l. 2: svikaráðum ‘treacherous counsels’
Kolb Jónv 2VII, l. 3: svikbannandi ‘who bans falsity’
Mark Eirdr 4II, l. 7: svikfolks ‘of treacherous people’
Þflekk Lv 1II, l. 11: dróttinssvika ‘traitors to their liege-lord’
Anon Brúðv 30VII, l. 4: svikaferð ‘multitudes of deceits’

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