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Note to stanza
 Kumra hellis ‘of the Cumbrians of the cave [GIANTS]’: This type of giant-kenning, in which the base-word is an ethnic name, occurs frequently in Þdr (cf. Introduction above and Marold 1990a, 109-10). The use of the ethnic names Skotar ‘Scots’ (st. 2/6), Bretar ‘Britons’ (st. 12/7) and Kymrar ‘Cumbrians’ (st. 14/3) could be explained by the fact that they were traditionally the enemies of Norwegian vikings (Frank 1986, 102-3; Marold 1990a, 121).
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