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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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Ægir (noun m.)

‘Ægir, sea’
ONP (prose citations):22728113
SkP: 7127911 (prose):01392394

forms: ægir, ægi, Ægis, Ægir nom, Ægi dat, ægis, ęgi, ęgiſ, ægiſ, egir ,, gir, egiſ, ęgis, ęgir, ǽginn, ǽgi

1. ocean, sea
 — Arn Þorfdr 15II, l. 3 l. 3: ægi ‘the ocean’
 — ESk Sigdr I 1II, l. 4 l. 4: ægis ‘of the ocean’
 — Gísl Magnkv 16II, l. 1 l. 1: ægir ‘ocean’
 — Ív Sig 11II, l. 3 l. 3: ægir ‘the sea’
 — Sturl Hrafn 3II, l. 4 l. 4: ægis ‘of the ocean’
 — Sturl Hryn 12II, l. 2 l. 2: ægi ‘sea’
 — ÞjóðA Magn 14II, l. 3 l. 3: ægi ‘ocean’

2. a sea-god
 — Gamlkan Has 41VII, l. 5 l. 5: Ægis ‘of Ægir’

Anon Krm 18VIII l. 7: Ægis ‘of Ægir’
SnSt Ht 3III l. 1: ægis ‘of the sea’
Sveinn Norðrdr 1III l. 2: Ægis ‘of Ægir’
Þul Jǫtna I 5III l. 6: Ægir ‘Ægir’
Þul Sjóvar 1III l. 2: ægir ‘the main’
Þul Elds 1III l. 3: Ægis ‘of Ægir’


indexed kennings:
Bragi Frag 3III: mærum simbli sumbls. ‘the famous drink-provider of the drinking party.’
Egill St 19V (Eg 90): hilmir hrosta ‘the lord of the barley-mash ’
Snæbj Lv 1III: eylúðrs ‘of the island-mill-box ’

index entries:
• Ægir (Ægir, Hlér, name of a Norse sea god or giant)

index entries (as names):
• Ægir (Ægir, Hlér, name of a Norse sea god or giant)

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