Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

login: password: stay logged in: help

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.

Use the form to search for lemmata; you can use the wildcards characters underscore _ and percent % to search, respectively, for a single letter or any sequence; otherwise, browse words in the edition by first letter below

bjǫrn (noun m.)

‘bear, Bjǫrn’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):65722581
SkP: 18127911
Malfong.is (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

ungrouped:
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’

compounds:
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’

indexed kennings:

© Skaldic Project Academic Body, unless otherwise noted. Database structure and interface developed by Tarrin Wills. All users of material on this database are reminded that its content may be either subject to copyright restrictions or is the property of the custodians of linked databases that have given permission for members of the skaldic project to use their material for research purposes. Those users who have been given access to as yet unpublished material are further reminded that they may not use, publish or otherwise manipulate such material except with the express permission of the individual editor of the material in question and the General Editor of the volume in which the material is to be published. Applications for permission to use such material should be made in the first instance to the General Editor of the volume in question. All information that appears in the published volumes has been thoroughly reviewed. If you believe some information here is incorrect please contact Tarrin Wills with full details.