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Runic Dictionary

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ǪrvOdd Ævdr 26VIII (Ǫrv 96) l. 7

vildim — we wanted

lemma:

vilja (verb): want, intend

readings:

[7] frið vildim: vér vildum frið 343a, vildum frið 471, 173ˣ

notes:

[7] frið vildim ‘we wanted peace’: All mss have the 1st pers. pl. pret. indic. vildum here, but eds have normalised to the subj. form after the conj. hvárt ‘whether’. The word order has been changed here, as in Ǫrv 81/7, in order to avoid alliteration on <f> falling in metrical position 4 in a Type B/E line.

kennings:

grammar:

Irregular verbs: vilja (to wish)

indic.subj.
pres.pastpres.past
sing.


pl.
1
2
3
1
2
3
vil
vill, vilt
vill
viljum
vilið
vilja
vilda
vildir
vildi
vildum
vilduð
vildu
vilja
vilir
vili
vilim
vilið
vili
vilda
vildir
vildi
vildim
vildið
vildi
pres. part.
past part.
viljandi
viljat
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