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4. Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35 (Hr) - 27

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The skaldic database has been adapted here to include prose texts for teaching purposes. The text of Hrólfs saga is from Guðni Jónsson’s edition in Fornaldar sögur norðurlanda (1954); Skáldskaparmál is based on the text in Anthony Faulkes’s Viking Society edition; Laxdœla saga and Grœnlendinga saga are taken from the Íslenzk fornrit series. The text of Vǫlsunga saga is from Gordon’s Introduction to Old Norse, with incest restored. The first section of Hrólfs saga includes a close, unidiomatic parallel translation by Tarrin Wills. The glossary has also been produced by Tarrin Wills.

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Hrólfs saga kraka — chs 34-35

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prose sections:  34.1   34.2   34.3   34.4   34.5   34.6   34.7   34.8   34.9   34.10   34.11   34.12   34.13   34.14   35.1   35.2   35.3   35.4   35.5   35.6   35.7   35.8   35.9   35.10   35.11   35.12   35.13 

19 — Prose: Hr 35.5

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wordlemmaform
Eptir eptir (prep.) ‘after, behind...’
þat 1 (pron.) [°gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---] ‘that (one), those...’acc. n. sg.
ferr fara (verb) [ferr, fór, fóru, farinn] ‘go, travel...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. sg.
þangat, þangat (adv.) ‘there, thither...’
sem sem (conj.) ‘as, which...’
Hǫttr 2Hǫttr (noun m.) [°hattar, dat. hetti; hettir, acc. hǫttu] ‘Hǫttr...’nom. sg.
liggr. liggja (verb) ‘lie...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
Bǫðvarr Bǫðvarr (noun m.) ‘Bǫðvarr...’nom. sg.
tekr 2taka (verb) ‘take...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’acc. m. sg.
upp upp (adv.) ‘up...’
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
berr 3bera (verb) [°berr; bar, báru; borinn] ‘bear, carry...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
þangat, þangat (adv.) ‘there, thither...’
sem sem (conj.) ‘as, which...’
dýrit 1dýr (noun n.) [°-s (spec.: dyʀiɴs KonrA 66⁴‡, etc., cf. Seip 1955 188-189); -] ‘animal...’nom. sg. definite form;
liggr liggja (verb) ‘lie...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
dautt. 2dauðr (adj.) ‘dead...’nom. n. sg.
Hǫttr 2Hǫttr (noun m.) [°hattar, dat. hetti; hettir, acc. hǫttu] ‘Hǫttr...’nom. sg.
skelfr skelfa (verb) ‘cause to shake...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
ákaft. ákafr (adj.) [°compar. -ari, superl. -astr] ‘vehement, fiery...’nom. n. sg. adverbial;
Bǫðvarr Bǫðvarr (noun m.) ‘Bǫðvarr...’nom.
mælir: 1mæla (verb) ‘speak, say...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
‘Nú (adv.) ‘now...’
skaltu skulu (verb) ‘shall, should, must...’2nd pers. pres. sg. enclictic pronoun;
drekka 2drekka (verb) [°drekkr; drakk, drukku; drukkinn/drykkinn] ‘drink...’infinitive;
blóð blóð (noun n.) [°-s] ‘blood...’acc. sg.
dýrsins.’ 1dýr (noun n.) [°-s (spec.: dyʀiɴs KonrA 66⁴‡, etc., cf. Seip 1955 188-189); -] ‘animal...’gen. sg. definite form;
Hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. sg.
er 2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
lengi lengi (adv.) ‘for a long time...’
tregr, tregr (adj.) ‘slow, reluctant...’nom. m. sg.
en 2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’
þó þó (adv.) ‘though...’
þorir þora (verb) ‘dare...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. sg.
víst 1víss (adj.) ‘wise, certain(ly)...’nom. n. sg. adverbial;
eigi 3eigi (adv.) ‘not...’
annat. 1annarr (pron.) [°f. ǫnnur, n. annat; pl. aðrir] ‘(an)other, second...’nom. n. sg.
Bǫðvarr Bǫðvarr (noun m.) ‘Bǫðvarr...’nom.
lætr láta (verb) ‘let, have sth done...’subj. 3rd pers. pres. sg.
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’unknown. m. sg.
drekka 2drekka (verb) [°drekkr; drakk, drukku; drukkinn/drykkinn] ‘drink...’infinitive;
tvá tveir (num. cardinal) ‘two...’acc. m.
sopa sopi (noun m.) [°-a; -ar] ‘mouthful...’acc. pl.
stóra. stórr (adj.) ‘large, great...’acc. m. pl.
Hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. sg.
lét láta (verb) ‘let, have sth done...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’m. sg.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
eta 2eta (verb) [°; -ur] ‘eat...’infinitive;
nǫkkut nøkkurr (pron.) ‘some, a certain...’
af af (prep.) ‘from...’
dýrshjartanu. dýrshjarta (noun n.) [°dat. ·hjarta] ‘animal heart...’dat. sg. definite form;
Eptir eptir (prep.) ‘after, behind...’
þetta 1sjá (pron.) [°gen. þessa dat. þessum/þeima, acc. þenna; f. sjá/þessi; n. þetta, dat. þessu/þvísa; pl. þessir] ‘this...’acc. n. sg.
tók 2taka (verb) ‘take...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
Bǫðvarr Bǫðvarr (noun m.) ‘Bǫðvarr...’nom.
til til (prep.) ‘to...’
hans, hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’gen. m. sg.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
áttusk 2eiga (verb) [°á/eigr (præs. pl. 3. pers. eigu/eiga); átti, áttu; átt] ‘own, have...’3rd pers. pret. pl. middle
þeir hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. pl.
við 2við (prep.) ‘with, against...’
lengi. lengi (adv.) ‘for a long time...’

 

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