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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Nefari (Nefari)

12th century; volume 2; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Nefari, Nordmand(?), 12. årh. (AI, 537, BI, 518).

Skj poems:
Lausavísa

Nefari (Nefari) is otherwise unknown. He was in the company of Jón kuflungr ‘Monk’ and his party (the Kuflungar) during a sea-voyage in the late autumn of 1186, when the Kuflungar were on their way north from Oslo to attack Sverrir and the Birkibeinar in Trondheim (see also Blakkr Lv 1-2). Finnur Jónsson (LH 1894-1901, II, 29) suggests that Nefari may have been from Norway, which is possible, but cannot be confirmed.

Lausavísa — Nefari LvII

Kari Ellen Gade 2009, ‘(Introduction to) Nefari, Lausavísa’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 645-6.

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Skj: Nefari: Lausavísa, 1186 (AI, 537, BI, 518); stanzas (if different): [v]

SkP info: II, 645-6

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — Nefari Lv 1II

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance

 

lemmatised words

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4at (conj.) ‘that...’ — 1/6

3bera (verb) [°berr; bar, báru; borinn] ‘bear, carry...’Beri 1/2

birkibeinn (noun m.) [°·beins, dat. ·bein; ·beinar] ‘[Birkibeinar]...’Birkibeinum 1/1

falla (verb) ‘fall...’felldan 1/6

1gera (verb) ‘do, make...’Gerum 1/8

1gifta (noun f.) ‘grace, fortune...’giptu 1/7

1guð (noun m.) [°***guðrs, guðis, gus] ‘(Christian) God...’ — 1/7

hann (pron.) [°gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana] ‘he, she, it, they, them......’þeim 1/8

harðr (adj.) [°comp. -ari; superl. -astr] ‘hard, harsh...’hart 1/4

heldr (adv.) ‘rather...’ — 1/6

hlutr (noun m.) [°-ar, dat. -i/-; -ir, acc. -i/-u] ‘part, thing...’hlut 1/2

hríð (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir] ‘time, storm...’ — 1/8

hœingr (noun m.) [°-s] ‘[salmon]...’hœing 1/3

hœla (verb) ‘boast...’Hœlumk 1/5

í (prep.) ‘in, into...’ — 1/5

láta (verb) ‘let, have sth done...’Lǫtum 1/3, Lǫtum 1/7

1mál (noun n.) [°-s; -] ‘speech, matter...’máli 1/5

2meta (verb) ‘measure, value, assess...’Metumk 1/6

minnst (adv.) ‘[least]...’ — 1/5

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 1/4

randhœingr (noun m.) ‘[shield-rim salmon]...’randhœing 1/3

reyndr (adj./verb p.p.) ‘tested...’reyndan 1/3

1ríða (verb) ‘ride...’ — 1/4

rǫnd (noun f.) [°dat. -/-u; rendr/randir] ‘shield, shield-rim...’rand 1/3

skipta (verb) ‘share, divide, exchange...’ — 1/7

Sverrir (noun m.) ‘Sverrir...’ — 1/2

1svíða (verb) ‘cause pain, burn...’svíði 1/8

1tíð (noun f.) [°-ar; -ir] ‘time...’tíðum 1/4

týna (verb) ‘lose, destroy...’Týnum 1/1

1valr (noun m.) [°dat. -i; -ir] ‘corpse, the slain...’val 1/6

verri (adj. comp.) ‘worse, worst...’verra 1/2

þás (conj.) ‘when...’ — 1/8

 

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