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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Vitgeirr seiðmaðr (Vitg)

9th century; volume 1; ed. Kari Ellen Gade;

Lausavísa (Lv) - 1

Skj info: Vitgeirr seiðmaðr, Norsk; omkr. 900. (AI, 33, BI, 29).

Skj poems:

Aside from the brief sections in Hkr (Hhárf), ÓT, and ÓH which relate the episode containing this stanza, Vitgeirr seiðmaðr ‘Sorcerer’ (Vitg) is not mentioned elsewhere. According to the prose texts, he was a Norwegian who lived in Hǫrðaland (Hordaland), around 900.

Lausavísa — Vitg LvI

Kari Ellen Gade 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Vitgeirr seiðmaðr, Lausavísa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 141.


Skj: Vitgeirr seiðmaðr: Lausavísa (AI, 33, BI, 29); stanzas (if different): [v]

SkP info: I, 141

old edition introduction edition manuscripts transcriptions concordance search files

1 — Vitg Lv 1I

edition interactive full text transcriptions old edition references concordance


lemmatised words

This information has not been reviewed and should not be referred to.

4at (conj.) ‘that...’ — 1/2

3á (prep.) ‘on, at...’ — 1/8

barn (noun n.) [°-s; bǫrn/barn(JKr 345³), dat. bǫrnum/barnum] ‘child...’bǫrn 1/3

2er (conj.) ‘who, which, when...’es 1/5

Haðaland (noun n.) ‘Hadeland, Haðaland ...’ — 1/8 var, Haðalandi 1/8

Haraldr (noun m.) ‘Haraldr...’Haralds 1/7

hróðmǫgr (noun m.) ‘[glory-son]...’ — 1/7

hróðr (noun m.) ‘encomium, praise...’hróð 1/7, 1/7 var

karl (noun m.) [°-s, dat. -i; -ar] ‘(old) man...’karla 1/3

kerlingr (noun m.) ‘[women]...’kerlinga 1/4

lítill (adj.) [°lítinn] ‘little...’lítil 1/1, lítit 1/1 var

maðr (noun m.) ‘man, person...’menn 1/3 var

mǫgr (noun m.) [°; megir, acc. mǫgu] ‘son, boy...’ — 1/7

3ok (conj.) ‘and, but; also...’ — 1/4

rǫgn (noun n.) ‘the gods (in names)...’ — 1/5

Rǫgnvaldr (noun m.) ‘Rǫgnvaldr...’ — 1/5

1 (pron.) [°gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---] ‘that (one), those...’Þats 1/1

1seiðr (noun m.) [°-s/-ar, dat. -i/-] ‘spell, magic...’ — 1/5 var

2síða (verb) ‘perform sorcery...’síðim 1/2, síðr 1/5

valdr (noun m.) ‘ruler...’ — 1/5

1 (noun f.) [°vár] ‘woe, harm...’ 1/1

vér (pron.) [°gen. vár, dat./acc. oss] ‘we, us, our...’ — 1/2

2þá (adv.) ‘then...’ — 1/1 var

þjóð (noun f.) [°-ar, dat. -/-u; -ir] ‘people...’ — 1/7 var

þjóðmǫgr (noun m.) — 1/7 var

þótt (conj.) ‘although...’ — 1/2 var

unlemmatised words — réttilbeini (1)

unlemmatised variants — Haðlandi (1); Hǫrð (1); karlbornir (1); seiðim (1); seiðir (1); seiðum (1)


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