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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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leita (verb)

‘seek, look for, attack’
ONP (prose citations):692728113
SkP: 46127911 (prose):12531392394

forms: leitak, leizk, leitaði, leitat, leita, leituðustum, Leita 3rd pres, Leitar sg 3rd pres, Leitast, Leitað, Leitaði sg 3rd pret, Leitaðir, Leitið pl 2nd pres, Leitum pl 1st pres, Leituðu pl 3rd pret, Leituðust, leitandi, leitar sg 3rd pres, leitast nom n, leitað nom n sg pret, leitaðir sg 2nd pret, leitaðist sg 3rd pret, leitaðu, leitir sg pres, leitið pl 2nd pres, leitum pl 1st pres, leituðu pl 3rd pret, leituðust, leituðuð pl 2nd pret, leitaþi, leithvdv, leiti, leitaða, leıtaþı, leitaði, leitat, leituðu, leita, leitanda, leitoþo, leitaþa, leitöndum, leituðusk, leitazk, leita, leitaðið

Anon Hsv 76VII l. 6 [variant]: leita ‘’
Anon Hsv 84VII l. 1: leita ‘look for’
Anon Hsv 98VII l. 2: leiti ‘should look’
Anon Hsv 120VII l. 2: leita ‘Look’
Kálf Kátr 51VII l. 8: leita ‘search’
Anon Líkn 24VII l. 6: leita ‘to seek’
Anon Líkn 51VII l. 2: leitat ‘find’
Anon Mhkv 29III l. 1: leitat ‘seek’
Anon Pét 14VII l. 1: leiti ‘seek’
Anon Pét 16VII l. 3: leitar ‘makes’
Anon Pét 46VII l. 1: Leitar ‘seeks’
Anon Pl 17VII l. 3: leizk ‘looked’
Anon Pl 34VII l. 6: leita ‘search’
Anon Pl 35VII l. 2: leita ‘look for’
Anon Pl 36VII l. 5: leitaði ‘sought’
Anon Sól 52VII l. 5: leitaða ‘looked for’
Bjbp Jóms 11I l. 4: leita ‘seek’
ESk Geisl 35VII l. 6: leita ‘to seek’
Anon Lil 2VII l. 2: leita ‘seek’
Anon Lil 46VII l. 4: leitar ‘seeks’
Gamlkan Has 55VII l. 8: leitar ‘seeks’
Gamlkan Has 62VII l. 4: leitak ‘I am seeking’
GunnLeif Merl II 3VIII (Bret 3) l. 1: Leita ‘seek’
GunnLeif Merl II 9VIII (Bret 9) l. 6: leiti ‘may seek’
GunnLeif Merl II 30VIII (Bret 30) l. 2: leita ‘seek for’
GunnLeif Merl II 40VIII (Bret 40) l. 6: leita ‘find’
GunnLeif Merl II 52VIII (Bret 52) l. 5: leita ‘seek’
GunnLeif Merl I 6VIII (Bret 74) l. 2: leitar ‘searches’
Ív Sig 18II l. 2: leitaði ‘sought’
Rv Lv 3II l. 4: leitak ‘I look for’
RvHbreiðm Hl 63III l. 8: leituðustum ‘looking’
Sigv Lv 1I l. 2: leitat ‘tried’
Skúli Svǫlðr 1III l. 1: leizk ‘thrived’
SnSt Ht 6III l. 6: leita ‘seeks’
Sturl Hákkv 2II l. 2: leita ‘to hunt for’
Anon (TGT) 16III l. 1: leita ‘travelled’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 40VIII (Ǫrv 110) l. 8: leita ‘look’
Hróksv Hrkv 16VIII (Hálf 66) l. 8: leitaði ‘sought’
Svart Skauf 11VIII l. 2: leita ‘look for’
Svart Skauf 14VIII l. 3: leita ‘try’
Svart Skauf 23VIII l. 7: leitaða ‘tried’
Svart Skauf 28VIII l. 6: leitaði ‘headed’
Svart Skauf 29VIII l. 2: leitaða ‘embarked’
Svart Skauf 34VIII l. 6: leita ‘try’
Rv Lv 34III l. 7: leitandi ‘looking for’

RvHbreiðm Hl 63III, l. 8: gráleituðustum ‘to the very grey-looking’

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