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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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1. vega (verb)

‘strike, slay’
ONP (prose citations):281728113
SkP: 54127911 (prose):4651392394

forms: vegit, vátt, vegna, vegr, vegar, vegnu, vegnum, vegins, Vegur, Vó sg 3rd pret, vegast, vegin, vegist, vegið n 2nd, vegnir nom m pl pret participle, vegur sg 3rd pres, vó sg 3rd pret, vógu pl 3rd pret, ua, Vátt, vóst nom n sg, vægi sg 3rd pret, vægði, vægnnir, vega, vágu, veginn, vá, vegra, vegiz, vegaz, vágo, uegr, vegiɴ, vógo, uega, uegit, vát, va, vagom, vák, vágum

Anon Eirm 1I l. 4: vegnu ‘a slain’
Gestumbl Heiðr 19VIII (Heiðr 66) l. 3: vega ‘fight’
Anon Hsv 66VII l. 6: vegr ‘wins’
Anon Liðs 7I l. 4: ‘fought’
Anon Mey 52VII l. 7: vágu ‘struck’
Anon Mv I 12VII l. 2: vegna ‘of the slain’
Anon Sól 6VII l. 3: veginn ‘slain’
Arn Þorfdr 8II l. 7: ‘won’
Bjbp Jóms 34I l. 7: ‘fought’
Bjbp Jóms 42I l. 8: vegit ‘slay’
Bǫlv Hardr 4II l. 3: vátt ‘you fought’
Eil Þdr 21III l. 1: ‘fought’
Eil Þdr 22III l. 2: ‘won’
Anon Lil 8VII l. 8 [variant]: vegar ‘’
Eyv Hál 7I l. 4: vega ‘fight’
Gísl Magnkv 13II l. 3: ‘fought’
Gísl Magnkv 19II l. 8: vega ‘fighting’
Gísl Magnkv 20II l. 8: vega ‘to fight’
Gsind Hákdr 6I l. 1: vegnum ‘of the slain’
Hfr ErfÓl 1I l. 5: ‘fought’
Hókr Eirfl 7I l. 7: ‘fought’
Hskv Útdr 3II l. 1: vátt ‘you won’
Ív Sig 19II l. 2: vega ‘to fight’
KormǪ Sigdr 6III l. 8: ‘fought’
Ólhv Hryn 8II l. 4: vegin ‘slain’
Ólhv Hryn 10II l. 7: ‘fought’
Ótt Knútdr 10I l. 5: Vátt ‘you won by fighting’
RvHbreiðm Hl 5III l. 4: vegin ‘slain’
RvHbreiðm Hl 6III l. 8: vegins ‘of the slain’
Sigv Erlfl 2I l. 8: ‘fought’
Sigv Nesv 9I l. 6 [variant]: ‘’
Sigv Lv 12I l. 6: ‘won’
Sturl Hryn 8II l. 5: vegnir ‘slain’
ÞGísl Búdr 9I l. 1: ‘weighed’
ÞKolb Eirdr 6I l. 6: vegit ‘vanquished’
ÞKolb Eirdr 14I l. 3: ‘fighting’
Þjóð Yt 11I l. 2: ‘slew’
Þjóð Yt 11I l. 4: veginn ‘slain’
Þjóð Yt 15I l. 16: veginn ‘killed’
Þjóð Yt 15I l. 16 [variant]: vegit ‘’
Þjóð Yt 18I l. 8: ‘attacked’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 6II l. 1: ‘won’
ÞjóðA Magnfl 18II l. 8: ‘fought’
Þorm Lv 16I l. 4: vegna ‘killed’
Anon (FoGT) 8III l. 8: veginn ‘the slain [man’s]’
Anon (FoGT) 47III l. 5: ‘struck’
Anon (Heiðr) 5VIII (Heiðr 86) l. 3: veginn ‘slain’
Anon (Sv) 2II l. 2: vegr ‘strikes’
Anon (HSig) 9II l. 1: ‘won’
Eystk Útkv 1VIII (Hálf 48) l. 8: vátt ‘slew’
Hróksv Hrkv 17VIII (Hálf 67) l. 2: vega ‘to fight’
Sjólfr Lv 1VIII (Ǫrv 34) l. 8: ‘won’
Rloð Lv 1VIII (Ragn 1) l. 3: ‘attacked’
Innsteinn Innkv 12VIII (Hálf 32) l. 4: vega ‘fight’
ÞjóðA Magn 1II l. 2: ‘won’
AngH Lv 9VIII (Heiðr 111) l. 8: vágu ‘won’
Anon (Vǫls) 4VIII (Vǫls 24) l. 1: ‘slew’


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