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 andalauss ‘without breath’: Found elsewhere in poetry only in another of the riddles, Gestumbl Heiðr 9/5 (Heiðr 56), where it refers to a smith’s bellows. In the present context, cf. Gylf (SnE 2005, 28), which gives anda fisksins ‘breath of the fish’ alongside several seemingly impossible constituent parts of the dwarf-made fetter Gleipnir, used to tie up the mythical wolf Fenrir.
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