Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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verðung (noun f.)

‘troop, retinue’
ONP (prose citations):1721868
SkP: 22127911 (prose):01392394

forms: verðungar, verþvng, verðung, verðungu, verþvngo, verþvngar

parts: (non-lexical) (unclassified)

Gestumbl Heiðr 33VIII (Heiðr 80) l. 3: verðung ‘a retinue’
Anon Óldr 21I l. 8: verðung ‘troop’
Arn Hardr 4II l. 8: verðung ‘retinue’
Arn Þorfdr 17II l. 4: verðung ‘retinue’
Eyv Hák 4I l. 3: verðungar ‘of the retinue’
Glúmr Gráf 8I l. 6: verðung ‘the retinue’
Hfr ErfÓl 14I l. 8: verðung ‘the retinue’
Ív Sig 4II l. 6: verðungar ‘of retainers’
Kolli Ingdr 2II l. 3: verðung ‘host’
Leiðólfr Frag 1III l. 2: verðung ‘the troop’
Ótt Knútdr 10I l. 6: verðung ‘the retinue’
Sigv Austv 1I l. 4: verðung ‘retinue’
Sigv ErfÓl 18I l. 6: verðungar ‘of the retinue’
Sigv Víkv 8I l. 4: verðungar ‘of the troop’
Sigv Lv 22I l. 4: verðungar ‘of the bodyguard’
Sigv Frag 1III l. 2: verðung ‘retinue’
SnSt Ht 46III l. 4: verðung ‘the crew’
Steinn Óldr 15II l. 8: verðung ‘troop’
Þjóð Haustl 18III l. 3: verðungar ‘causing troop’
Hálfr Innkv 4VIII (Hálf 21) l. 3: verðungu ‘retinue’
Þul Manna 7III l. 8: verðung ‘paid troop’
Sigv Berv 2II l. 8: verðung ‘troop’

Þjóð Haustl 18III, l. 3: bǫlverðungar ‘of the evil-causing troop’

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