Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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vænn (adj.)

‘beautiful, expected’
ONP (prose citations):235721868
SkP: 32127911 (prose):1871392394

forms: vænnar, vænasta, vænsta f sg, vænar, vænstr, Væni m sg, vænn nom m sg, vænstan, Vænar, Vænan, Vænni, Væn, u=ænsta, vænstir, ven, vęnir, vn, vænum, vænt nom n sg, vęn, vęnt, uæner, uænt, veɴ, væna, væn nom, vnst, venn, wænn, vænu, venvst, vænast, venst, venstr, vęnzta, vænna n sg, venaztv, vięnst, væ⟨n⟩st, vænnu, véna, uænaztr, værn, vænst, venstar, uænst, uíænstr, vænstur nom m sg, vænaz, viænst, væne, vænir nom m pl, vænv, vænust, væni nom m sg, víænn, uiænst, uæna, uænn, uænna, vænsti sg, uæn, væns, vænni, vænan, vænstr, vęnſta, vęnſtar, vǽnstr, vǽn, vǽnar, vǽnst, vǽnsta

Anon Alpost 10VII l. 8: væna ‘fair’
Anon Hsv 129VII l. 5: vænt ‘not dismayed by’
Anon Mey 8VII l. 3: vænasta ‘most beautiful’
Anon Mey 11VII l. 6: vænu ‘beautiful’
Anon Mey 22VII l. 3: væna ‘beautiful’
Anon Mey 26VII l. 5: væna ‘beautiful’
Anon Mey 31VII l. 5: væna ‘beautiful’
Anon Mey 34VII l. 5: vænan ‘’
Anon Mey 38VII l. 2: vænsta ‘most beautiful’
Anon Mey 54VII l. 5: Vænar ‘beautiful’
Anon Mey 58VII l. 1: vænum ‘with a beautiful’
Anon Mgr 37VII l. 1: vænnar ‘of the splendid’
Anon Mgr 48VII l. 2: væn ‘hopeful’
Anon Mv II 11VII l. 1: Vænan ‘the promising’
Anon Mv II 17VII l. 1: Vænni ‘the good’
Anon Nkt 61II l. 7: vænan ‘a promising’
Anon Pét 29VII l. 3: vænust ‘most promising’
Anon Pl 17VII l. 3: væn ‘beautiful’
Anon Vitn 14VII l. 7: vænn ‘good’
Bjbp Jóms 39I l. 4: væn ‘the promising’
Anon Lil 48VII l. 4: vænt ‘a desperate’
HSt Frag 5III l. 3: væn ‘beautiful’
Ólsv Love 3III l. 1: vænnar ‘fair’
Rv Lv 20II l. 6: væn ‘beautiful’
Þhorn Harkv 9I l. 6: væni ‘expected’
Þhorn Harkv 9I l. 6 [variant]: vænni ‘’
Þhorn Harkv 9I l. 6 [variant]: væns ‘’
Anon Brúðv 16VII l. 5: Væn ‘beautiful’
Hundk Lv 5VIII (HjǪ 36) l. 6: vænan ‘beautiful’
Svart Skauf 22VIII l. 8: vænni ‘the handsome’
SnSt Lv 7III l. 2: vænstr ‘the most beautiful’

Anon Hsv 129VII, l. 5: örvænt ‘not dismayed by’
Anon Lil 48VII, l. 4: óvænt ‘a desperate’

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