Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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3. Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6 (Skm) - 45

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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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Skáldskaparmál — chs 1-6

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prose sections:  1.1   1.2   2.1   2.2   2.3   2.4   2.5   3.1   3.2   3.3   3.4   3.5   4.1   4.2   4.3   5.1   5.2   5.3   5.4   5.5   5.6   5.7   5.8   5.9   5.10   5.11   6.1   6.2   6.3   6.4   6.5   6.6   6.7   6.8   6.9   6.10   6.11   6.12   6.13   24.1   24.2   24.3   24.4   24.5   24.6 

4 — Prose: Skm 2.2

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wordlemmaform
Þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
heyra 2heyra (verb) ‘hear...’3rd pers. pres. pl.
þeir hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. pl.
mál 1mál (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘speech, matter...’acc. sg.
í í (prep.) ‘in, into...’
eikina eik (noun f.) [°eikr/eikar; eikr] ‘oak...’acc. sg. definite form;
upp upp (adv.) ‘up...’
yfir yfir (prep.) ‘over...’
sik, sik (pron.) [°gen. sín, dat. sér] ‘(refl. pron.)...’acc.
at 4at (conj.) ‘that...’
sá, 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...’nom. m. sg.
er 2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’
þar þar (adv.) ‘there...’
sat, sitja (verb) ‘sit...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
kvazk 2kveðja (verb) ‘say, greet...’3rd pers. pret. sg. middle
ráða ráða (verb) ‘advise, rule, interpret, decide...’infinitive;
því, 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...’dat. n. sg.
er 2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’
eigi 3eigi (adv.) ‘not...’
soðnaði sjóða (verb) ‘cook...’pret. sg. participle;
á 3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’
seyðinum. seyðir (noun m.) [°-s] ‘cooking fire...’dat. sg. definite form;
Þeir hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. pl.
litu líta (verb) ‘look, see; appear...’3rd pers. pret. pl.
til, til (prep.) ‘to...’
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
sat sitja (verb) ‘sit...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
þar þar (adv.) ‘there...’
ǫrn 1ǫrn (noun m.) [°arnar, dat. erni; ernir, acc. ǫrnu] ‘eagle...’nom. sg.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
eigi 3eigi (adv.) ‘not...’
lítill. lítill (adj.) [°lítinn] ‘little...’nom. m. sg.
Þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
mælti 1mæla (verb) ‘speak, say...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
ǫrninn: 1ǫrn (noun m.) [°arnar, dat. erni; ernir, acc. ǫrnu] ‘eagle...’nom. sg. definite form;
‘Vilið vilja (verb) ‘want, intend...’2nd pers. pres. pl.
þér þú (pron.) [°gen. þín, dat. þér, acc. þik] ‘you...’nom. pl.
gefa gefa (verb) ‘give...’infinitive;
mér ek (pron.) [°mín, dat. mér, acc. mik] ‘I, me...’dat. sg.
fylli fylli (noun f.) ‘fill...’acc. sg.
mína minn (pron.) [°f. mín, n. mitt] ‘my...’acc. f. sg.
af af (prep.) ‘from...’
oxanum, oxi (noun m.) [°-a; yxn/øxn/oxar] ‘ox...’dat. sg. definite form;
þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
mun munu (verb) ‘will, must...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
soðna sjóða (verb) ‘cook...’pret. participle;
á 3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’
seyðinum.’ seyðir (noun m.) [°-s] ‘cooking fire...’dat. sg. definite form;
Þeir hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. pl.
játa 1játa (verb) ‘agree...’3rd pers. pres. pl.
því. 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...’dat. n. sg.
Þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
lætr láta (verb) ‘let, have sth done...’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.
sígask síga (verb) ‘sink, slide, lower...’middle infinitive;
úr 3ór (prep.) ‘out of...’
trénu tré (noun n.) [°-s; tré/trjó, gen. trjá, dat. trjóm/trjám] ‘tree...’dat. sg. definite form;
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
sezk sitja (verb) ‘sit...’3rd pers. pres. sg. middle
á 3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’
seyðinn seyðir (noun m.) [°-s] ‘cooking fire...’acc. sg. definite form;
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
leggr leggja (verb) ‘put, lay...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
upp upp (adv.) ‘up...’
þegar þegar (adv.) ‘at once, then...’
it 2inn (art.) ‘the...’nom. n. sg.
fyrsta 1fyrri (adj. comp.) [°superl. fyrstr] ‘first...’nom. n. sg. superlative;
lær lær (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘thigh...’acc. pl.
oxans oxi (noun m.) [°-a; yxn/øxn/oxar] ‘ox...’
tvau tveir (num. cardinal) ‘two...’acc. n.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
báða báðir (pron.) [°gen. beggja (báðra), nom./acc. n. bǽði] ‘both...’acc. m. pl.
bógana. bógr (noun m.) [°dat. bǿgi; bǿgir, acc. bógu] ‘shoulder...’acc. pl. definite form;

 

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