Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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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 

21 — Prose: Hr 35.7

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lemmatised words

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allr (adj.) ‘all...’allt 35.7

4at (conj.) ‘that...’ — 35.7

1dýr (noun n.) [°-s (spec.: dyʀiɴs KonrA 66⁴‡, etc., cf. Seip 1955 188-189); -] ‘animal...’dýrsins 35.7

2engi (pron.) ‘no, none...’enginn 35.7

enginnsee 2engi (pron.) ‘no, none...’

eptir (prep.) ‘after, behind...’ — 35.7

fara (verb) [ferr, fór, fóru, farinn] ‘go, travel...’ — 35.7

(noun n.) [°fjár/féar; -] ‘cattle, money...’ — 35.7

1gera (verb) ‘do, make...’gøra 35.7

grind (noun f.) ‘gate, pen...’grindum 35.7

gørasee 1gera (verb) ‘do, make...’

hafa (verb) ‘have...’ — 35.7, hafi 35.7

hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’Honum 35.7, Þeir 35.7

3heill (adj.) [°heilan; compar. heilli, superl. -astr/-str] ‘healthy, hale, hail...’heilt 35.7

heim (adv.) ‘home, back...’ — 35.7

hvat (pron.) ‘what...’ — 35.7

hvárt (adv.) ‘whether...’ — 35.7

3iðja (verb) ‘do, perform...’iðjat 35.7

í (prep.) ‘in, into...’ — 35.7

konungr (noun m.) [°dat. -i, -s; -ar] ‘king...’ — 35.7

kyrr (adj.) ‘calm, quiet...’kyrrt 35.7

maðr (noun m.) ‘man, person...’ — 35.7

morginn (noun m.) [°morgins, dat. morgni; morgnar] ‘morning...’morguninn 35.7

nátt (noun f.) [°náttar/nǽtr, dat. -/-u; nǽtr] ‘night...’nóttina 35.7

(adv.) ‘now...’ — 35.7

nøkkut (adv.) ‘some(what)...’nǫkkut 35.7

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 35.7

ósakaðr (adj./verb p.p.) ‘unharmed...’ósakat 35.7

sagtsee segja (verb) ‘say, tell...’

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...’þat 35.7

segja (verb) ‘say, tell...’sagt 35.7

sik (pron.) [°gen. sín, dat. sér] ‘(refl. pron.)...’ — 35.7

spyrja (verb) [spurði] ‘ask; hear, find out...’spyrr 35.7

svá (adv.) ‘so, thus...’ — 35.7

til (prep.) ‘to...’ — 35.7

1um (prep.) ‘about, around...’ — 35.7

veitsee 1vita (verb) ‘know...’

2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’var 35.7, væri 35.7

1vita (verb) ‘know...’veit 35.7, viti 35.7

vitja (verb) ‘visit...’vitjat 35.7

þangat (adv.) ‘there, thither...’ — 35.7


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