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Eskál Vell 19I l. 8

Yggs — of Yggr


1. Yggr (noun m.): Yggr



[8] niðr Yggs ‘the descendant of Yggr <= Óðinn> [= Hákon jarl]’: Cf. Eyv Hál 2, which identifies Óðinn and Skaði as ancestors of Hákon jarl. On the divine descent of the jarls of Hlaðir see Introduction to Hál.



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