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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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freista (verb)

‘attempt, tempt’
ONP (prose citations):109728113
SkP: 13127911 (prose):491392394

forms: freistat, freistar, freistið, freistaðar, Freista infinitive, freistað, freistaði, freistum, freistuðu, Freistuðu, freıſta, freista, freistir, freiſtiþ, freiſta, freiſtaþa, freiſtaþac, freiſtaþac, freistaði, freisti, freistaða

Anon Leið 4VII l. 1: freista ‘try’
Anon Mv III 23VII l. 7: freistið ‘tempt’
Anon Pl 26VII l. 6: freistat ‘tried’
Eskál Vell 26I l. 1: freista ‘test’
Anon Lil 17VII l. 3: freista ‘tempt’
Anon Lil 43VII l. 7: freista ‘tempt’
Anon Lil 45VII l. 1: freistar ‘tempts’
Mark Eirdr 30II l. 4: freista ‘attempt’
Sigv Berv 1II l. 3: freista ‘waging’
Þhorn Harkv 9I l. 1: Freistuðu ‘They tested’
Bragi Þórr 1III l. 4: freista ‘to try’
Eystk Útkv 1VIII (Hálf 48) l. 2: freista ‘to try’
Gusi Lv 3VIII (Ket 6) l. 5: freista ‘try’
Útsteinn Útkv 7VIII (Hálf 47) l. 7: freista ‘try’


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