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Poetic Edda (Edda)

ed. not skaldic;

17. Fáfnismál (Fáfn) - 44

Fáfnismál

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in texts: Flat, Skm, SnE, Sv

The poetry here is not included in the skaldic edition but derives from other published editions.

1 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 1] — Fáfn 1

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Sveinn ok sveinn,
hverjum ertu svein of borinn,
hverra ertu manna mögr,
er þú á Fáfni rautt
þinn inn frána mæki;
stöndumk til hjarta hjörr."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
2 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 2] — Fáfn 2

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Göfugt dýr heiti ek,
en gengit hef ek
inn móðurlausi mögr,
föður ek ákk-a
sem fira synir;
æ geng ek einn saman."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
3 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 3] — Fáfn 3

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"Veiztu, ef föður né átt-at
sem fira synir,
[...........]
af hverju vastu undri alinn?"

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
4 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 4] — Fáfn 4

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"Ætterni mitt
kveð ek þér ókunnigt vera
ok mik sjalfan it sama;
Sigurðr heiti ek,
Sigmundr hét minn faðir,
er hefk þik vápnum vegit."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
5 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 5] — Fáfn 5

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"Hverr þik hvatti,
hví hvetjask lézt
mínu fjörvi at fara?
Inn fráneygi sveinn,
þú áttir föður bitran;
óbornum skjór á skeið."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
6 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 6] — Fáfn 6

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"Hugur mig hvatti,
hendur mér fulltýðu
og minn inn hvassi hjör,
fár er hvatur
er hröðast tekur
ef í barnæsku er blauður."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X; mss: 8; texts: Flat 824, Sv 18
 
7 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 7] — Fáfn 7

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"Veit ek, ef þú vaxa næðir
fyr þinna vina brjósti,
sæi maðr þik vreiðan vega;
nú ertu haftr
ok hernuminn;
æ kveða bandingja bifask."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
8 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 8] — Fáfn 8

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"Því bregðr þú mér, Fáfnir,
at til fjarri séak
mínum feðrmunum,
eigi em ek haftr,
þótt væra ek hernumi,
þú fannt, at ek laus lifi."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
9 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 9] — Fáfn 9

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"Heiftyrði ein
telr þú þér í hvívetna,
en ek þér satt eitt segik:
it gjalla gull
ok it glóðrauða fé,
þér verða þeir baugar at bana."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
10 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 10] — Fáfn 10

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"Féi ráða
vill fyrða hverr
æ til ins eina dags;
því at einu sinni
skal alda hverr
fara til heljar heðan."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
11 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 11] — Fáfn 11

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"Norna dóm
þú munt fyr nesjum hafa
ok örlög ósvinns apa,
í vatni þú druknar
ef í vindi rœr,
alt er feigs forað."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
12 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 12] — Fáfn 12

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"Segðu mér Fáfnir
alls þik fróðan kveða
ok vel margt vita:
hverjar ro þær nornir,
er nauðgönglar ro
ok kjósa mœðr frá mögum."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
13 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 13] — Fáfn 13

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"Sundrbornar mjök
segi ek nornir vera,
eigu-t þær ætt saman,
sumar ro áskunngar,
sumar alfkunngar,
sumar dœtr Dvalins."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
14 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 14] — Fáfn 14

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"Segðu mér þat Fáfnir,
alls þik fróðan kveða
ok vel margt vita:
hvé sá holmr heitir,
er blanda hjörlegi
Surtr ok æsir saman."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
15 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 15] — Fáfn 15

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"Óskópnir hann heitir,
en þar öll skulu
geirum leika goð,
Bilröst brotnar,
er þeir á brú fara,
ok svima í móðu marir.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
16 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 16] — Fáfn 16

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Ægishjalm
bar ek of alda sonum,
meðan ek of menjum lák;
einn rammari
hugðumk öllum vera,
fannk-a ek svá marga mögu."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
17 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 17] — Fáfn 17

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"Ægishjalmr
bergr einungi
hvars skulu vreiðir vega,
þá þat finnr,
er með fleirum kemr,
at engi er einna hvatastr."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
18 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 18] — Fáfn 18

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"Eitri fnœstak,
er ek á arfi lá
miklum míns föður
[............]."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
19 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 19] — Fáfn 19

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"Inn fráni ormr,
þú gerðir frœs mikla
ok galzt harðan hug,
heift at meiri
verðr hölða sonum,
at þann hjalm hafi."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
20 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 20] — Fáfn 20

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"Ræð ek þér nú, Sigurðr,
en þú ráð nemir,
ok ríð heim heðan;
it gjalla gull
ok it glóðrauða fé,
þér verða þeir baugar at bana."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
21 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 21] — Fáfn 21

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"Ráð er þér ráðit,
en ek ríða mun
til þess gulls, er í lyngvi liggr,
en þú, Fáfnir,
ligg í fjörbrotum,
þar er þik hel hafi."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
22 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 22] — Fáfn 22

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Reginn mik réð,
han þik ráða mun,
hann mun okkr verða báðum at bana;
fjör sitt láta,
hygg ek at Fáfnir myni,
þitt varð nú meira megin."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
23 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 23] — Fáfn 23

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"Heill þú nú Sigurðr,
nú hefr þú sigr vegit
ok Fáfni of farit,
manna þeira,
er mold troða,
þik kveð ek óblauðastan alinn."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
24 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 24] — Fáfn 24

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"Þat er óvíst at vita,
þá er komum allir saman,
hverr óblauðastr er alinn,
margr er sá hvatr
er hjör né rýðr
annars brjóstum í.

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
25 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 25] — Fáfn 25

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"Glaðr ertu nú Sigurðr
ok gagni feginn,
er þú þerrir Gram á grasi;
bróður minn
hefr þú benjaðan
ok veld ek þó sjalfr sumu."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
26 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 26] — Fáfn 26

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Þú því rétt,
er ek ríða skyldak
hélug fjöll hinig;
féi ok fjörvi
réði sá inn fráni ormr,
nema þú frýðir mér hvats hugar."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
27 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 27] — Fáfn 27

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"Sittu nú Sigurðr,
en ek mun sofa ganga
ok halt Fáfnis hjarta við funa,
eisköld ek vil
of etin láta
eftir þenna dreyra drykk."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
28 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 28] — Fáfn 28

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Fjarri þú gekkt,
meðan ek á Fáfni rauðk
minn inn hvassa hjör;
afli mínu
atta ek við orms megin,
meðan þú í lyngvi látt."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
29 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 29] — Fáfn 29

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"Lengi liggja
létir þú lyngvi í
þann inn aldna jötun,
ef þú sverðs né nytir,
þess er ek sjalfr gerða,
ok þíns ins hvassa hjörs."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
30 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 30] — Fáfn 30

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Hugr er betri
en sé hjörs megin,
hvars vreiðir skulu vega;
því at hvatan mann
ek sé harðliga vega
með slævu sverði sigr."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
31 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 31] — Fáfn 31

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Hvötum er betra
en sé óhvötum
í hildileik hafask;
glöðum er betra
en sé glúpnanda,
hvat sem at hendi kemr."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
32 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 32] — Fáfn 32

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"Þar sitr Sigurðr
sveita stokkinn,
Fáfnis hjarta
við funa steikir;
spakr þœtti mér
spillir bauga,
ef hann fjörsega
fránan æti."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X; texts: Skm 152
 
33 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 33] — Fáfn 33

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"Þar liggr Reginn,
ræðr um við sik,
vill tæla mög
þann er trúir hánum,
berr af reiði
röng orð saman,
vill bölvasmiðr
bróður hefna."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X; texts: Skm 153
 
34 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 34] — Fáfn 34

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"Höfði skemmra
láti hann inn hára þul
fara til heljar heðan,
öllu gulli
þá kná hann einn ráða,
fjölð því er und Fáfni lá."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
35 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 35] — Fáfn 35

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"Horskr þœtti mér,
ef hafa kynni
ástráð mikit
yðvar systra,
hygði hann of sik
ok hugin gleddi;
þar er mér ulfs ván,
er ek eyru sék."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
36 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 36] — Fáfn 36

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"Er-at svá horskr
hildimeiðr
sem ek hers jaðar
hyggja myndak,
ef hann bróður lætr
á brot komask,
en hann öðrum hefr
aldrs of synjat."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
37 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 37] — Fáfn 37

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"Mjök er ósviðr,
ef hann enn sparir
fjanda inn folkskáa,
þar er Reginn liggr,
er hann ráðinn hefr,
kann-at hann við slíku séa."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
38 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 38] — Fáfn 38

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"Höfði skemmra láti hinn
þann inn hrímkalda jötun
ok af baugum búa,
þá mun hann fjár þess,
er Fáfnir réð,
einvaldi vera."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
39 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 39] — Fáfn 39

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"Verða-t svá rík sköp,
at Reginn skyli
mitt banorð bera;
því at þeir báðir brœðr
skulu bráðliga
fara til heljar heðan."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
40 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 40] — Fáfn 40

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"Bitt þú Sigurðr
bauga rauða,
er-a konungligt
kvíða mörgu;
mey veit ek eina
miklu fegrsta,
gulli gœdda,
ef þú geta mættir."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
41 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 41] — Fáfn 41

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

"Liggja til Gjúka
grœnar brautir
fram vísa sköp
folklíðöndum,
þar hefr dýrr konungr
dóttur alna;
þá munt þú Sigurðr
mundi kaupa."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
42 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 42] — Fáfn 42

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"Salr er á hóu
Hindarfjalli,
allr er hann útan
eldi sveipinn,
þann hafa horskir
halir of görvan
ór ódökkum
Ógnar ljóma."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
43 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 43] — Fáfn 43

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"Veit ek á fjalli
folkvitr sofa
ok leikr yfir
lindar váði;
Yggr stakk þorni,
aðra feldi
hör-gefn hali,
en hafa vildi."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
44 Vol. [not skaldic: Fáfnismál 44] — Fáfn 44

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"Knáttu mögr séa
mey und hjalmi,
þá er frá vígi
Vingskorni reið;
má-at Sigrdrífar
svefni bregða,
skjöldunga niðr,
fyr sköpum norna."

Skj: Not in Skj; eddic or germanic; ed. NS; group: X
 
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated