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Anonymous Lausavísur (Anon)

III. 2. Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise (FoGT) - 47

2.3: Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise — Anon (FoGT)III

Margaret Clunies Ross 2017, ‘ Anonymous, Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 570. <https://skaldic.org/m.php?p=text&i=2933> (accessed 23 January 2022)

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47 

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 3. Vers af den 4. grt. afhandling (AII, 214-19, BII, 231-6); stanzas (if different): 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25

SkP info: III, 575

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3 — Anon (FoGT) 3III

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Cite as: Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Lausavísur, Stanzas from the Fourth Grammatical Treatise 3’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 575.

Eg veit, neitar
Nytju logs, því er flytja
meiðar geirþings …,
Gunnr fjarðloga runni.

 

I know that {the Gunnr {of the flame of Nytja}} [GOLD > WOMAN] does not deny {to the bush {of the fjord-flame}} [GOLD > MAN] that for which {the … trees {of the spear-assembly}} [BATTLE > WARRIORS] plead.

context: The fourth and final example of litotes in FoGT. The author prefaces his quotation of this example with: Stvndvm standa tvær neitingar fyrer einni iatan sem her ‘Sometimes two negations stand instead of one affirmation, as here’. Following the citation of the helmingr, the author explains: her seger skalldit, at konan sv er manni iataðiz fyrer flvtning fǫrvnavta sinna, neitaði ní ‘here the poet says that the woman who consented to the man on account of the pleading of his companions did not say no’.

texts: FoGT 5, Gramm 130

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: D. 3. Vers af den 4. grt. afhandling 2 (AII, 214; BII, 231); Skald II, 120, NN §1443; SnE 1848-87, II, 192-5, III, 154, FoGT 1884, 122, 242, FoGT 2004, 32, 60, 88-90, FoGT 2014, 4-5, 56.

sources

AM 242 fol (W) 111, 30 - 111, 30 (FoGT)  transcr.  image  image  image  
AM 761 a 4°x (761ax) 93v, 19 - 94r, 2 (Skáldatal)  image  
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