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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. spara (verb)

‘spare, withhold’
ONP (prose citations):147728113
SkP: 22127911 (prose):01392394

forms: spara, sparat, spǫrðumk, spǫrðu, sparðit, sparik, spǫrum, sparði, Sparði, Spǫrðumk, Sparir, spaurdu, sparder, spart, sparða, spardi, sparir, sparer, sparandi, sparumzt, sparaz, sparit, sperðir, sparði sg pres, sparde, spordu, sprduzst, sperða, sparizt, spỏrduzst, spörðumz, spari, Spari, ſparir, ſparþi

Anon Mhkv 27III l. 8: spara ‘will save’
Anon Nkt 29II l. 5: Sparði ‘He hardly withheld’
Arn Hardr 12II l. 8: sparði ‘spared’
Eskál Vell 14I l. 8 [variant]: sparði ‘’
Eskál Vell 35I l. 2 [variant]: spér ‘’
Eskál Lv 1aI l. 7: sparir ‘withholds’
HSt Rst 30I l. 1: sparðit ‘did not hold back’
Hókr Eirfl 5I l. 4: spǫrðu ‘spared’
Hókr Eirfl 5I l. 4 [variant]: sparði ‘’
RvHbreiðm Hl 33III l. 3: spara ‘spared’
RvHbreiðm Hl 56III l. 1: sparði ‘spare’
Sigv Austv 13I l. 5: Spǫrðumk ‘I spared myself’
Sigv Austv 13I l. 5 [variant]: spǫrðusk ‘’
Sigv Nesv 6I l. 6: sparði ‘scrimped’
SnSt Ht 80III l. 3: spǫrum ‘do we [I] withhold’
SnSt Ht 92III l. 4: spara ‘back’
Stúfr Stúfdr 8II l. 2: sparði ‘heeded’
ÞSjár Frag 3III l. 8: spara ‘was stingy’
Þjóð Haustl 4III l. 7: sparir ‘sparing’
Þul Women 1III l. 6: sparik ‘I refrain’
Ásb Ævkv 8VIII (OStór 11) l. 2: spörðumz ‘held back’
Rloð Lv 7VIII (Ragn 23) l. 1: Spari ‘be sparing of’
BjRagn Lv 1VIII (Ragn 7) l. 7: spari ‘spare’

Þjóð Haustl 4III, l. 7: vélsparir ‘the stratagem-sparing’

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