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Note to stanza
 Atli: This is the substantivised weak m. form of the adj. atall ‘fierce, savage’, hence the meaning is ‘fierce one’ or ‘terrible one’. Atli is also a sea-king (see Notes to Þul Sækonunga 1/1 and 1/6 for a discussion of the name). As a name for Þórr, Atli occurs in poetry only in Eil Þdr 11/5. The variant reading Ali (B) may perhaps be explained as a confusion with Áli, given as the name of another of Óðinn’s sons (see Note to Þul Ása I l. 4).
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