Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to stanza

1. 57. Bjarni byskup Kolbeinsson, Jómsvíkingadrápa, 38 [Vol. 1, 992]

[8] vini ‘the friends’: The ÓT variant menn at is also possible, since menn ‘men’ is equivalent to vini ‘friends’ and at is optional when ráða ‘determine, manage’ is used as an auxiliary with an inf., here keyra ‘drive’ (see LP: ráða 12).

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