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Runic Dictionary

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Sigv Lv 21I l. 3

nið — son

lemma:

1. niðr (noun m.; °-s; niðjar/niðir, acc. niði): son, kinsman, relative

readings:

notes:

[3-4] nið Norðmanna ‘son of Norwegians [= Óláfr]’: Jón Skaptason (1983, 324-5) remarks that aside from this expression, these five stanzas lamenting the death of Óláfr (Lv 18-22) seem to express sincere grief without the formality of elaborate diction. See also de Vries (1964-7, I, 248).

kennings:

grammar:

case: dat.

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