Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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bjǫrn (noun m.)

‘bear, Bjǫrn’
ONP (prose citations):65722581
SkP: 18127911 (prose):561392394

forms: bjarnar, biarn, Björninn nom m sg, birninum dat m sg, bjarnarins gen m sg, björninn m sg, Bjarnar, Bjǫrn, beanar, Biornn, biorn, biornv, birn, Biarnar, Biorn, Biǫrns, biorninn, biarnuna, birnir, biörn, biornen, beornn, bjǫrninn, biørn, biorno, biǫrn, biornn, birnu, biarnarins, bjǫrnvna, birnin, birne, biỏrn, biỏrnu, biỏrnin, bjǫrn, birni, björnu, björn, biarnar, biorn

Arn Magndr 14II l. 1: Bjarnar ‘of Bjǫrn’s’
Eil Þdr 19III l. 3: bjarnar ‘bear’
GunnLeif Merl II 27VIII (Bret 27) l. 5: bjǫrn ‘a bear’
GunnLeif Merl II 30VIII (Bret 30) l. 3: bjǫrn ‘the bear’
GunnLeif Merl II 39VIII (Bret 39) l. 6: birni ‘the bear’
Refr Ferðv 2III l. 1: bjǫrn ‘the bear’
Refr Ferðv 5III l. 4: bjǫrn ‘the bear’
Mark Eirdr 24II l. 2: Bjarnar ‘of Bjǫrn’
Mark Lv 1III l. 5: Bjǫrn ‘The bear’
Oddi Lv 4II l. 5: bjǫrn ‘bear’
Sigv ErfÓl 18I l. 1: Bjǫrn ‘Bjǫrn’
Sigv Lv 5I l. 5: Bjǫrn ‘Bjǫrn’
Þjóð Haustl 6III l. 4: bjǫrn ‘bear’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 18VIII (Ǫrv 88) l. 3: björnu ‘bears’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 18VIII (Ǫrv 88) l. 8: björn ‘a bear’
Þul Bjarnar 1III l. 1: Bjǫrn ‘Bear’

Eil Þdr 19III, l. 3: fletbjarnar ‘of the bench-bear’
Oddi Lv 4II, l. 5: hlunnbjǫrn ‘The roller-bear’
Þjóð Haustl 6III, l. 4: okbjǫrn ‘the yoke-bear’

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