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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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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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bœta (verb)

‘better, emend, compensate’
ONP (prose citations):318728113
SkP: 27127911 (prose):2641392394

forms: bœtti, bœti, bœttu, bætandi, bætiz, bœta, bœttisk, bœttr, bæti n, Bæta nom sg, Bætt, Bættu, bæt, bætast, bætir sg pres, bætist sg 3rd pres, bætið, bætt nom n sg pret, bætti sg 3rd pret, bættist sg 3rd pret, bættu pl 3rd pret, bættur nom m sg pret participle, bætum, bættir, Bœtti, bœtir, bæturnar nom f pl, bœtt, bæta, bœttan, bœttu, bǿtir, bǽtir, bǽttisk, bǫta, bęta, bǫtir, bǫti, bǫt, bta, bǫtaz, bœttak, bótir, bǿta, bǿttu

Anon Hsv 87VII l. 6: bætti ‘were to improve’
Anon Hsv 88VII l. 6 [variant]: bæta ‘’
Anon Hsv 119VII l. 9: bæta ‘compensate’
Anon Hsv 137VII l. 3 [variant]: bættu ‘’
Anon Hsv 139VII l. 3: bæta ‘atone’
Anon Mey 26VII l. 2: bætti ‘improved’
Anon Mey 36VII l. 5: bætir ‘makes good’
Anon Mey 51VII l. 8: bætiz ‘are atoned for’
Anon Mv II 16VII l. 8: bæta ‘put right’
Anon Mv III 26VII l. 8: bætti ‘mended’
Anon Óldr 16I l. 4: bœta ‘reform’
Anon Óldr 28I l. 1: bœtti ‘reformed’
Anon Sól 26VII l. 3: bæt ‘compensate’
ESk Geisl 13VII l. 3: bœtti ‘made atonement’
Anon Lil 90VII l. 3: bætandi ‘ameliorating’
Gamlkan Has 42VII l. 7: bœti ‘he makes reparation’
Gamlkan Has 47VII l. 7: bœttu ‘made’
Gamlkan Has 62VII l. 5: bœttan ‘atoned for’
Gísl Magnkv 8II l. 4: bœtti ‘had improved’
HSt Rst 11I l. 7: bœtti ‘improved’
Ív Sig 4II l. 5: Bœtti ‘improved’
Mark Eirdr 10II l. 6: bœta ‘redeem’
Mark Eirdr 11II l. 3: bœtir ‘improves’
Sigv Austv 2I l. 8 [variant]: bœttr ‘’
Sigv ErfÓl 5I l. 7: bœttisk ‘was improved’
Anon (FoGT) 12III l. 8: bæti ‘repair’
Anon (FoGT) 38III l. 4: bæti ‘improve’

Gamlkan Has 62VII, l. 5: óbœttan ‘unatoned for’

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