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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 

8 — Prose: Skm 3.1

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wordlemmaform
En 2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’
Æsir 2Áss (noun m.) [°áss, dat. ási/ás; ásar] ‘god...’pl.
urðu 1verða (verb) ‘become, be...’3rd pers. pret. pl.
illa illr (adj.) ‘bad, evil, unwell...’acc. m. pl.
við 2við (prep.) ‘with, against...’
hvarf hvarf (noun n.) [°; *-] ‘disappearance...’acc. sg.
Iðunnar, Iðunn (noun f.)gen.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
gerðusk 1gera (verb) ‘do, make...’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.
brátt bráðr (adj.) [°compar. -ari, superl. -astr] ‘quick(ly)...’nom. n. sg. adverbial;
hárir hárr (adj.) ‘grey...’nom. m. pl.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
gamlir. gamall (adj.) [°gamlan; compar. & superl. „ ellri adj.] ‘old...’nom. m. pl.
Þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
áttu 2eiga (verb) [°á/eigr (præs. pl. 3. pers. eigu/eiga); átti, áttu; átt] ‘own, have...’3rd pers. pret. pl.
þeir 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. pl.
Æsir 2Áss (noun m.) [°áss, dat. ási/ás; ásar] ‘god...’pl.
þing, þing (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘meeting, assembly...’acc. sg.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
spyrr spyrja (verb) [spurði] ‘ask; hear, find out...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
hverr 2hverr (pron.) ‘who, whom, each, every...’nom. m. sg.
annan, 1annarr (pron.) [°f. ǫnnur, n. annat; pl. aðrir] ‘(an)other, second...’acc. m. sg.
hvat hvat (pron.) ‘what...’nom. n. sg.
síðarst síðarr (adv.) ‘later...’superlative;
vissi 1vita (verb) ‘know...’subj. 3rd pers. sg.
til til (prep.) ‘to...’
Iðunnar, Iðunn (noun f.)gen.
en 2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’
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...’nom. n. sg.
var 2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
sét 2sjá (verb) ‘see...’nom. n. pret. sg. participle;
síðarst, síðarr (adv.) ‘later...’superlative;
at 4at (conj.) ‘that...’
hon hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. f. sg.
gekk 2ganga (verb) [geng, gekk, gengu, genginn] ‘walk, go...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
ór 3ór (prep.) ‘out of...’
Ásgarði Ásgarðr (noun m.) ‘enclosure of the gods...’dat.
með með (prep.) ‘with...’
Loka. Loki (noun m.) ‘[to Loki, Loki]...’dat.
Þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
var 2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
Loki Loki (noun m.) ‘[to Loki, Loki]...’
tekinn 2taka (verb) ‘take...’nom. m. pret. sg. participle;
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
fœrðr 2fœra (verb) ‘bring...’nom. m. pret. sg. participle;
á 3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’
þingit, þing (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘meeting, assembly...’acc. sg. definite form;
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
var 2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
honum hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’dat. m. sg.
heitit 2heita (verb) ‘be called, promise...’nom. n. pret. sg. participle;
bana bani (noun m.) [°-a; -ar] ‘death, killer...’nom. sg.
eða eða (conj.) ‘or...’
píslum. písl (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir/-ar(Maurit 650²²)] ‘torture...’dat. pl.
En 2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’
er 2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. sg.
varð 1verða (verb) ‘become, be...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
hræddr, 1hræddr (adj.) ‘afraid...’nom. m. sg.
þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
kvazk 2kveðja (verb) ‘say, greet...’3rd pers. pret. sg. middle
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. sg.
mundu munu (verb) ‘will, must...’infinitive;
sœkja sœkja (verb) ‘seek, attack...’infinitive;
eptir eptir (prep.) ‘after, behind...’
Iðunni Iðunn (noun f.)dat.
í í (prep.) ‘in, into...’
Jǫtunheima, Jǫtunheimr (noun m.) ‘the land of the giants...’
ef 3ef (conj.) ‘if...’
Freyja Freyja (noun f.) ‘Freyja...’
vill vilja (verb) ‘want, intend...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
ljá 2ljá (verb) ‘lend, grant...’infinitive;
honum hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’dat. m. sg.
valshams, valshamr (noun m.) ‘falcon form/shape...’gen. sg.
er 2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’
hon hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. f. sg.
á. 2eiga (verb) [°á/eigr (præs. pl. 3. pers. eigu/eiga); átti, áttu; átt] ‘own, have...’3rd pers. pres. sg.

 

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