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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

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1. bjarga (verb)

‘to save, preserve’
ONP (prose citations):105728113
SkP: 31127911 (prose):371392394

forms: barg, bjarg, bjargi, bjargask, burgusk, barg, bargsk, Bjarga, Bjargað, Bjargaðu, bjargar, bjargast infinitive, bjargaði, bjargaðist, bjargir sg 3rd pres, borgið nom n sg pret, biarki, biarhi, bergi, berhi, birki, biargi, Bargsk, bergr, bjarga, borgit, biarga, burgumk

Gestumbl Heiðr 6VIII (Heiðr 53) l. 4: bergr ‘He protects’
Gestumbl Heiðr 27VIII (Heiðr 74) l. 4: bergr ‘saves’
Kálf Kátr 15VII l. 2: bjarga ‘save’
Anon Mdr 29VII l. 2: bjarg ‘save’
Anon Mey 3VII l. 7: bergr ‘saves’
Anon Mey 22VII l. 7: barg ‘saved’
Anon Mey 34VII l. 2: bjarga ‘save’
Anon Mv I 28VII l. 3: bergr ‘save’
Anon Pl 22VII l. 5: bjarga ‘save’
Anon Vitn 24VII l. 5: bjarga ‘save’
Bjbp Jóms 28I l. 6: burgusk ‘defended themselves’
Bjbp Jóms 39I l. 6: burgusk ‘defending themselves’
ESk Geisl 56VII l. 2: barg ‘saved’
ESk Geisl 65VII l. 3: bergr ‘saves’
ESk Geisl 65VII l. 7: bjarg ‘protect’
Eskál Vell 7I l. 6: barg ‘saved’
Eskál Vell 7I l. 6 [variant]: bjarg ‘’
Anon Lil 21VII l. 2: bjarga ‘save’
Anon Lil 76VII l. 2: bjargar ‘saves’
HSt Rst 28I l. 7: barg ‘saved’
Ník Kristdr 1III l. 6: bergr ‘saves’
RvHbreiðm Hl 64III l. 1: barg ‘provided for’
RvHbreiðm Hl 69III l. 5: Bargsk ‘saved themselves’
RvHbreiðm Hl 77III l. 5: Bargsk ‘saved themselves’
Sigv ErfÓl 16I l. 4: barg ‘saved’
Steinn Óldr 3II l. 2: bjargask ‘could sustain itself’
Þloft Glækv 7I l. 8: borgit ‘saved’
Anon (Vǫlsa) 13I l. 7: borgit ‘save’
Anon Brúðv 33VII l. 1: bjargi ‘save’
Hǫrðr Lv 5VIII (HjǪ 47) l. 6: borgit ‘have saved’
Keth Lv 13VIII (Ket 20) l. 4: bjarga ‘be saved’
ǪgmEyb Lv 1VIII (Ǫrv 31) l. 4: bjarga ‘rescue’


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