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Grímr loðinkinni (Gríml)

volume 8; ed. Beatrice La Farge;

Lausavísur (Lv) - 5

Lausavísur — Gríml LvVIII (GrL)

Not published: do not cite (Gríml LvVIII (GrL))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5 

SkP info: VIII, 294

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3 — Gríml Lv 3VIII (GrL 5)

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Cite as: Beatrice La Farge (ed.) 2017, ‘Gríms saga loðinkinna 5 (Grímr loðinkinni, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 294.

Skal ek ykr báðum
skjótliga heita
oddi ok eggju
í upphafi.
Munu þá reyna
Hrungnis mellur,
hvárt betr dugir
broddr eða krumma.


I will quickly promise you both at the outset weapon-point and blade. {The female lovers of Hrungnir <giant>} [GIANTESSES] will discover then whether weapon-point or claw is more effective.

context: This stanza is introduced by Grímr kvað ‘Grímr said’.

texts: GrL 5

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 9. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Gríms saga loðinkinna I 5 (AII, 288; BII, 309); Skald II, 164, NN §2396; FSN 2, 146, FSGJ 2, 188, Anderson 1990, 61, 112; Edd. Min. 86.


AM 343 a 4° (343a) 58r, 27 - 58r, 29 (GrL)  image  
AM 471 4° (471) 57v - 57v (GrL)  image  
AM 340 4°x (340x) 26, 23 - 26, 25 (Ǫrv)  transcr.  image  
AM 109 a I 8°x (109a Ix) 78v, 5 - 78v, 8 (Ǫrv)  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated