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Note to stanza
 Hallinskíði: Probably lit. ‘one with slanting sticks’ from the adj. hallr ‘slanting, leaning to one side’ and skíð n. ‘stick of wood, ski’ (so Turville-Petre 1964, 151; for other interpretations, see AEW: Hallinskíði). The word does not occur elsewhere as a ram-heiti, but in Gylf (SnE 2005, 25) Hallinskíði is a name for the god Heimdallr. Considering that this is not the only heiti for ‘ram’ connected with the name of that god in the present þula (cf. Heimdali in l. 8), Turville-Petre (loc. cit.) suggests that Heimdallr was associated with the ram. See also Note to Glúmr Gráf 14/1, 2I.
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