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Note to stanza
 Geirǫlnir: Lit. ‘spear-feeder’. The first element is geirr m. ‘spear’ and the second is derived from the strong verb ala ‘nourish, feed’. As a heiti for ‘goat’ the name does not occur elsewhere, but Geirǫlnir is a name for Óðinn (see Þul Óðins 5/6 and Note to Grímnir, l. 1 above). Cf. also Ǫlni (Þul Dverga 4/4).
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