Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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svíkja (verb)

‘betray, deceive’
ONP (prose citations):121721428
SkP: 15127911 (prose):471392394

forms: svikit, svíkjandi, sykvinn, sýkr, svikinn nom m sg pret participle, svikið, sviku pl 3rd pret, svíkur, suikuin, seik, suiki, suiku, suikn, suikui, siku, suiu, svíkr, svík, sveik, svíkja, ſvikiɴ, ſvico, ſvicna

Anon Mey 44VII l. 6: svíkjandi ‘deceiving’
Anon Mhkv 18III l. 5: sýkr ‘betrays’
Anon Sól 6VII l. 6: svikit ‘betrayed’
ESk Eystdr 2II l. 2: sveik ‘betrayed’
Anon Lil 43VII l. 3: sveik ‘betrayed’
Eyv Hál 10I l. 8: sviku ‘deceived’
Eyv Hál 10I l. 8 [variant]: svíkja ‘’
GunnLeif Merl II 42VIII (Bret 42) l. 3: svík ‘deceive’
GunnLeif Merl I 76VIII (Bret 144) l. 7: svíkr ‘betrays’
Ólhelg Lv 5I l. 5: sykvinn ‘cheated’
Ólhelg Lv 5I l. 5 [variant]: svikit ‘’
Stefnir Lv 1I l. 6: sveik ‘tricked’
Þjóð Haustl 12III l. 2: sveik ‘by trickery’
StarkSt Vík 3VIII (Gautr 11) l. 4: sveik ‘he betrayed’
Hjþ Lv 3VIII (HjǪ 5) l. 5: svíkja ‘deceive’
Hástigi Lv 1VIII (HjǪ 39) l. 9: svíkja ‘deceive’


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