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 

27 — Prose: Vǫls 27

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wordlemmaform
(adv.) ‘now...’
grunar 1gruna (verb) ‘suspect...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
konungr konungr (noun m.) [°dat. -i, -s; -ar] ‘king...’nom. sg.
at 4at (conj.) ‘that...’
vera 2vera (verb) ‘be, is, was, were, are, am...’infinitive;
munu munu (verb) ‘will, must...’3rd pers. pres. pl.
svik 1svik (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘deceit, treachery; poison...’nom. pl.
við 2við (prep.) ‘with, against...’
hann. hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’acc. m. sg.
Signý Signý (noun f.) ‘Signý...’nom.
heyrir 2heyra (verb) ‘hear...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
(adv.) ‘now...’
hvat hvat (pron.) ‘what...’acc. n. sg.
þeir hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. pl.
segja. segja (verb) ‘say, tell...’3rd pers. pres. pl.
Hon hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. f. sg.
stendr standa (verb) ‘stand...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
upp, upp (adv.) ‘up...’
tekr 2taka (verb) ‘take...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
bǫrnin barn (noun n.) [°-s; bǫrn/barn(JKr 345³), dat. bǫrnum/barnum] ‘child...’acc. pl. definite form;
bæði báðir (pron.) [°gen. beggja (báðra), nom./acc. n. bǽði] ‘both...’acc. n. pl.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
ferr fara (verb) [ferr, fór, fóru, farinn] ‘go, travel...’3rd pers. pres. sg.
útar útarr (adv.) ‘further out...’
í í (prep.) ‘in, into...’
forstofnuna forstofa (noun f.) ‘?front room...’acc. sg. definite form;
til til (prep.) ‘to...’
þeira hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’gen. m. pl.
ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
mælti, 1mæla (verb) ‘speak, say...’3rd pers. pret. sg.
at 4at (conj.) ‘that...’
þeir hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’nom. m. pl.
skyldu skulu (verb) ‘shall, should, must...’3rd pers. pret. pl.
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...’acc. n. sg.
vita 1vita (verb) ‘know...’infinitive;
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.
hefði hafa (verb) ‘have...’3rd pers. pret. pl.
sagt segja (verb) ‘say, tell...’nom. n. pret. sg. participle;
til til (prep.) ‘to...’
þeira, hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’gen. m. pl.
‘ok 3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’
ræð ráða (verb) ‘advise, rule, interpret, decide...’1st pers. pres. sg.
ek ek (pron.) [°mín, dat. mér, acc. mik] ‘I, me...’nom. sg.
ykkr it (pron.) [°gen. ykkar, dat./acc. ykkr] ‘you (two)...’acc. dual.
at 4at (conj.) ‘that...’
þit it (pron.) [°gen. ykkar, dat./acc. ykkr] ‘you (two)...’nom. dual.
drepið drepa (verb) [°drepr; drap, drápu; drepinn] ‘kill, strike...’2nd pers. pres. sg.
þau.’ hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’acc. n. pl.

 

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