Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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þarfr (adj.)

‘necessary, useful’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):21721868
SkP: 17127911
Malfong.is (prose):131392394

forms: þarfir, þarf, þarfr, þörfum, þarfra, þarfastr, þǫrf, þǫrfum, Þarfur, þarft, þarfur nom m sg, þarfastur, þarvare, þarfari, þarfara n sg, þꜹrf, þarfs

ungrouped:
Anon Hsv 23VII l. 3: þarfir ‘necessary’
Anon Hsv 50VII l. 6 [variant]: þörfum ‘’
Anon Hsv 55VII l. 5: þarfr ‘useful’
Anon Hsv 61VII l. 6: þarfir ‘necessary’
Anon Hsv 105VII l. 6: þarfra ‘necessary’
Anon Hsv 133VII l. 6: þarf ‘necessary’
Anon Nkt 34II l. 3: þarfr ‘beneficial’
Anon Óldr 14I l. 5: þarfastr ‘the most useful’
Anon Sól 5VII l. 3: þarf ‘gratefully’
Arn Magndr 18II l. 6: þarfr ‘ generous’
Arn Rǫgndr 2II l. 2: þarfr ‘beneficent’
BjHall Kálffl 7I l. 7: þǫrf ‘necessary thing’
Bjbp Jóms 7I l. 8: þǫrf ‘necessary’
Bjbp Jóms 33I l. 1: þǫrfum ‘than needed’
ESk Geisl 51VII l. 4: þarfr ‘useful’
Eskál Vell 15I l. 1: þarfir ‘beneficial’
Þskúm Lv 1I l. 10: þǫrf ‘’

compounds:
Anon Hsv 105VII, l. 6: óþarfra ‘for unnecessary’
Anon Sól 5VII, l. 3: þarfsamliga ‘gratefully’
Arn Magndr 18II, l. 6: jafnþarfr ‘equally generous’
Arn Rǫgndr 2II, l. 2: herþarfr ‘The army-beneficent’
BjHall Kálffl 7I, l. 7: óþǫrf ‘an unnecessary thing’
ESk Geisl 51VII, l. 4: margþarfr ‘very useful’
Eskál Vell 15I, l. 1: herþarfir ‘beneficial to the people’
Þskúm Lv 1I, l. 10: óþǫrf ‘unhelpful to’

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