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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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blár (adj.)

‘black’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):78728113
SkP: 38127911
Malfong.is (prose):551392394

forms: blára, blôum, blôu, bláar, bláum, blás, blás, blô, blán, blárs, blá, bláan, blárri f sg, Blár, Blá, Blárs, Blô, blám, blátt, blárra, blôm, bláir, blár, blann, blǫ́um

ungrouped:

compounds:
Bragi Rdr 3III, l. 7: hrafnbláir ‘the raven-black’
Bragi Rdr 6III, l. 5: bláserkjar ‘of the dark shirt’
ESk Frag 7III, l. 4: blásvartr ‘blue-black’
Eyv Lv 2I, l. 4: blámœrar ‘-land’
Gsind Hákdr 1I, l. 2: blárǫst ‘the blue trail [sea]’
Ótt Hfl 1I, l. 2: myrkblás ‘of the dark black one’
Ótt Hfl 16I, l. 1: Blágjóða ‘of the dark ospreys’
Sigv Lv 2I, l. 2: myrkblás ‘of the dark black’
SnSt Ht 79III, l. 3: bláskíðum ‘dark skis’
Sturl Hrafn 5II, l. 4: bládúfur ‘the dark doves’
ÞKolb Eirdr 12I, l. 5: Bládýrum ‘the dark animals’

indexed kennings:

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