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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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svell (noun n.)

ONP (prose citations):26728113
SkP: 14127911 (prose):81392394

forms: svells, svella, Svellið, svellsins, svellinnu, suelli, svelli, svellum, suellunum, suell, svæl, svellinu dat n sg, svell

Anon Bjark 5III l. 4: svelli ‘ice’
Anon Stríðk 1III l. 7: svells ‘ice’
Arn Magndr 4II l. 4: svells ‘ice’
ESk Øxfl 2III l. 4: svell ‘ice-sheet’
ESk Run 5II l. 2: svell ‘ice-sheets’
Eil Þdr 4III l. 3: svell ‘ice’
Eyv Lv 7I l. 7: svell ‘icicles’
Gamlkan Has 47VII l. 8: svells ‘ice’
Gsind Hákdr 5I l. 2: svell ‘of the ice’
SnSt Ht 60III l. 4: svell ‘ice-sheet’
SnSt Ht 61III l. 7: svelli ‘by the ice-sheet’
Anon Brúðv 11VII l. 3: svells ‘ice’
FriðÞ Lv 3VIII (Frið 3) l. 8: svell ‘the ice’
Anon (SnE) 4III l. 1: svella ‘of ice-sheets’

Arn Magndr 4II, l. 4: armsvells ‘of arm-ice’
ESk Øxfl 2III, l. 4: ramsvell ‘The strong ice-sheet’
Gamlkan Has 47VII, l. 8: bógsvells ‘of arm’s ice’
Gsind Hákdr 5I, l. 2: svellrjóðr ‘the reddener {of the ice’
SnSt Ht 60III, l. 4: hjálmsvell ‘the helmet’s ice-sheet’
Anon Brúðv 11VII, l. 3: brynsvells ‘of the mail-coat ice’
FriðÞ Lv 3VIII (Frið 3), l. 8: svellvífaðar ‘the ice-covered’

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