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lemmata

Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

This material is incomplete and is for reference only: it has not been checked and quality-controlled and should not be cited. References are to the new edition and may not correspond to the text of Skj.

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tafn (noun n.)

‘carrion’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):11728113
SkP: 12127911
Malfong.is (prose):01392394

forms: tafns, taufn, tafne, tafnns, tǫfn, tafnit, tafni, tafn

ungrouped:

compounds:
Sturl Hrafn 10II, l. 6: valtafni ‘slaughter-food’
Þorm Lv 20I, l. 6: valtafn ‘corpse-prey’

indexed kennings:

Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated