Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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2. Vǫlsunga saga — chs 6-8 (Vǫls) - 45

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Vǫlsunga saga — chs 6-8

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prose sections:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45 

11 — Prose: Vǫls 11

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wordlemmaform
(adv.) ‘now...’
fer fara (verb) [ferr, fór, fóru, farinn] ‘go, travel...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
hon hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. f. sg.
í í (prep.) ‘in, into...’
herbergi herbergi (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘lodging, bedroom, inn...’acc. sg.
til til (prep.) ‘to...’
hans hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’gen. m. sg.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
setjask setja (verb) ‘place, set, establish...’middle
til til (prep.) ‘to...’
matar. matr (noun m.) [°-ar, dat. -i/-; -ir] ‘food...’gen. sg.
Honum hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’dat. m. sg.
varð 1verða (verb) ‘become, be...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
opt opt (adv.) ‘often...’
litit líta (verb) ‘look, see; appear...’pret. participle;
til til (prep.) ‘to...’
hennar hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’gen. f. sg.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
lízt líta (verb) ‘look, see; appear...’middle
konan kona (noun f.) [°-u; -ur/-r(KlmA1980 116¹¹), gen. pl. kvenna/kvinna] ‘woman...’nom. sg. definite form;
væn vænn (adj.) ‘beautiful, expected...’nom. f. sg.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
fríð. fríðr (adj.) [°compar. -ari, superl. -astr] ‘beautiful, fair...’nom. f. sg.
En 2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’
er 2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’
þau hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. n. pl.
eru 2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’3rd pers. pres. pl.
mett mettr (adj./verb p.p.) ‘sated...’nom. n. pl.
þá 2þá (adv.) ‘then...’
segir segja (verb) ‘say, tell...’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.
henni hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’dat. f. sg.
at 4at (conj.) ‘that...’
hann hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. sg.
vill vilja (verb) ‘want, intend...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
at 4at (conj.) ‘that...’
þau hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. n. pl.
hafi hafa (verb) ‘have...’subj. 3rd pers. pres. pl.
eina 2einn (pron.) [°decl. cf. einn num.] ‘one, alone...’acc. f. sg.
rekkju 1rekkja (noun f.) [°-u; -ur] ‘bed...’acc. sg.
um 1um (prep.) ‘about, around...’
nóttina nátt (noun f.) [°náttar/nǽtr, dat. -/-u; nǽtr] ‘night...’acc. sg. definite form;
en 2en (conj.) ‘but, and...’
hon hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. f. sg.
brýzt brjóta (verb) [°brýtr; braut, brutu; brotinn] ‘to break, destroy...’3rd pers. pres. sg. middle
ekki 2ekki (adv.) ‘not...’
við 2við (prep.) ‘with, against...’
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.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
leggr leggja (verb) ‘put, lay...’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.
hana hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’acc. f. sg.
hjá hjá (prep.) ‘beside, with...’
sér sik (pron.) [°gen. sín, dat. sér] ‘(refl. pron.)...’dat.
þrjár þrír (num. cardinal) ‘three...’acc. f.
nætr nátt (noun f.) [°náttar/nǽtr, dat. -/-u; nǽtr] ‘night...’acc. pl.
samt. samr (adj.) [°compar. -ari] ‘same...’nom. n. sg. adverbial;

 

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