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Note to stanza
 Hǫrn: This name is usually connected with ON hǫrr m. ‘flax, linen’ (cf. ModSwed. dialects hör). Such place names as Härnevi (< ON *Hǫrnavé ‘temple of Hǫrn’) attested in Uppland, Sweden, as well as Järnevi (in Östergötland) of the same origin, most likely imply that there was an old and locally restricted cult of Hǫrn (Turville-Petre 1964, 178). The name is frequently used by skalds as a base-word in kennings for ‘woman’, and it is probably also listed in Þul Kvenna II 1/7 (by emendation; see Note there).
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