Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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betri (adj. comp.)

‘better, best’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):170721428
SkP: 93127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: beztri, baztr, betrir, bezta, best, bezta, beztrar, beztan, betri, bazta, bazti, bazt, betri.†, bæsta, Bezt, baztir, Betri, bestr, bistr, bast, bist, bistra, bastr, basti, besta, batstr, bistan, ...--str, bestir nom m pl, Betra nom sg, bestum dat pl, bestan acc m sg, Besta, beztr, beztu, beztir, betra, bazt, baztan, betꝛı, betri, bezt, betr, bæsta, betri, baztr, betra, bétra, bétri, bezti

ungrouped:
Anon Heildr 3VII l. 3: betrir ‘improves’
Anon Hsv 17VII l. 2: bezt ‘best’
Anon Hsv 28VII l. 4: betra ‘better’
Anon Hsv 58VII l. 4: betra ‘better’
Anon Hsv 67VII l. 4: bezt ‘best’
Anon Hsv 114VII l. 4: betri ‘better’
Kálf Kátr 13VII l. 5: bezta ‘best’
Anon Leið 13VII l. 8: betri ‘better’
Anon Leið 17VII l. 8: betri ‘better’
Anon Leið 21VII l. 8: betri ‘better’
Anon Leið 23VII l. 3: beztri ‘the best’
Anon Leið 40VII l. 8: betri ‘better’
Anon Líkn 12VII l. 1: baztr ‘best’
Anon Líkn 13VII l. 7: bezt ‘best’
Anon Líkn 17VII l. 7: bezt ‘best’
Anon Líkn 21VII l. 7: bezt ‘best’
Anon Líkn 25VII l. 7: bezt ‘best’
Anon Líkn 29VII l. 7: bezt ‘best’
Anon Líkn 35VII l. 1: Bezt ‘the best’
Anon Líkn 36VII l. 8: betri ‘a better’
Anon Líkn 47VII l. 5: baztan ‘the best’
Anon Mdr 3VII l. 2: betri ‘better’
Anon Mdr 10VII l. 3: bezt ‘the best’
Anon Mdr 20VII l. 4: betri ‘above’
Anon Mdr 25VII l. 1: bezta ‘to the best’
Anon Mgr 20VII l. 1: betri ‘better’
Anon Mhkv 15III l. 4: bezta ‘the best’
Anon Mhkv 18III l. 1: bezt ‘best’
Anon Mhkv 28III l. 6: betra ‘better’
Anon Mv III 2VII l. 3: best ‘the best’
Anon Nkt 19II l. 4: bezta ‘best’
Anon Pl 11VII l. 8: bazta ‘best’
Anon Pl 18VII l. 8: bazta ‘best’
Anon Pl 25VII l. 8: bazta ‘best’
Árm Lv 1II l. 7: bezta ‘best’
Balti Sigdr 4II l. 3: betri ‘better than’
Blakkr Breiðdr 1II l. 5: betri ‘better’
Bragi Frag 6III l. 2: baztan ‘best’
ESk Geisl 3VII l. 2: betra ‘the better’
ESk Geisl 14VII l. 4: betra ‘a better’
ESk Geisl 21VII l. 3: betri ‘a better’
ESk Sigdr I 1II l. 8: betri ‘a better’
Ekúl Kristdr 3III l. 2: betri ‘better’
Eskál Hákdr 1I l. 8: betri ‘better’
Eskál Lv 1aI l. 6: betra ‘better’
Anon Lil 5VII l. 2: betri ‘better’
Gamlkan Has 13VII l. 6: betri ‘better’
Gamlkan Has 20VII l. 8: betri ‘better’
Gamlkan Has 25VII l. 8: betri ‘better’
Gamlkan Has 30VII l. 8: betri ‘better’
GunnLeif Merl II 6VIII (Bret 6) l. 2: beztr ‘best’
Refr Frag 4III l. 4: bezt ‘best’
HSt Rst 33I l. 3: beztu ‘with the highest’
Jǫk Lv 2I l. 2: betra ‘better’
Mark Frag 2III l. 2: baztan ‘to be the best’
Mberf Lv 4II l. 1: betra ‘better’
Oddi Lv 2II l. 8: betra ‘better’
Ólhv Lv 1II l. 4: betri ‘a better’
Sigv Austv 7I l. 8: bazti ‘best’
Sigv Austv 21I l. 6: baztan ‘the best’
Sigv Erl 1I l. 8: betri ‘better’
Sigv Erlfl 6I l. 3: betri ‘no better man’
Sigv Víkv 15I l. 7: bezta ‘the best’
Sjórs Lv 1II l. 1: baztir ‘the best’
SnSt Ht 55III l. 2: betra ‘better than’
SnSt Ht 90III l. 4: bezt ‘best’
SnSt Ht 91III l. 8: beztr ‘the best’
Steinn Óldr 4II l. 8: beztan ‘best’
Steinn Óldr 8II l. 8: beztan ‘best’
Steinn Óldr 13II l. 8: beztan ‘best’
Þfagr Sveinn 7II l. 1: beztrar ‘at the luckiest’
Þjóð Yt 27I l. 1: bazt ‘the best’
Þloft Glækv 1I l. 10: betri ‘better’
Tindr Hákdr 8I l. 8: betri.† ‘’
Anon (TGT) 20III l. 2: betri ‘better’
Anon (OStór) 1VIII (OStór 1) l. 8: bezt ‘it is best’
Anon (Mberf) 1II l. 2: beztr ‘the best’
Anon Brúðv 2VII l. 8: bazt ‘best’
Anon Brúðv 20VII l. 5: Betri ‘a better’
Anon Brúðv 26VII l. 5: Betri ‘kinder’
StarkSt Vík 26VIII (Gautr 34) l. 3: bezt ‘the best’
KrákÁsl Lv 10VIII (Ragn 31) l. 5: betra ‘better’
Hjþ Lv 11VIII (HjǪ 32) l. 6: beztir ‘best’
Hundk Lv 6VIII (HjǪ 38) l. 8: betra ‘better’
Keth Lv 6VIII (Ket 11) l. 6: betri ‘better’
Anon (SnE) 17III l. 4: betri ‘better’
Innsteinn Innkv 1VIII (Hálf 14) l. 3: beztir ‘the best’
Útsteinn Útkv 2VIII (Hálf 41) l. 2: betra ‘a much better’
Svart Skauf 11VIII l. 1: Betra ‘better’
SnSt Lv 6III l. 4: bezt ‘best’

compounds:
Anon Pl 11VII, l. 8: albazta ‘the very best’
Anon Pl 18VII, l. 8: albazta ‘the very best’
Anon Pl 25VII, l. 8: albazta ‘the very best’

indexed kennings:

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