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Hjálmþér Ingason (Hjþ)

volume 8; ed. Richard L. Harris;

VIII. Lausavísur (Lv) - 16

Lausavísur — Hjþ LvVIII (HjǪ)

Not published: do not cite (Hjþ LvVIII (HjǪ))

stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16 

SkP info: VIII, 495

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2 — Hjþ Lv 2VIII (HjǪ 3)

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Cite as: Richard L. Harris (ed.) 2017, ‘Hjálmþés saga ok Ǫlvis 3 (Hjálmþér Ingason, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 495.

Hver er sú dóttir,         er um nótt miðja
flanar ok flöktir         með fíls hala?
Ólík þykki mér þú         öðrum vífum,
eða hvaðan kom         Hrauðungs mær?

Hver er sú dóttir, er flanar ok flöktir um miðja nótt með hala fíls? Þú þykki mér ólík öðrum vífum, eða hvaðan kom {mær Hrauðungs}?

Who is that daughter who flits and flutters about in the middle of the night with an elephant’s tail? You seem to me unlike other women, and where did {the girl of Hrauðungr <giant>} [GIANTESS] come from?

texts: HjǪ 3

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 16. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hjálmþérs saga ok Ǫlvis II 1 (AII, 333; BII, 354); Skald II, 191; HjǪ 1720, 28, FSN 3, 474, FSGJ 4, 198, HjǪ 1970, 24, 82-3, 138.

sources

AM 109 a III 8°x (109a IIIx) 267v, 3 - 267v, 5 (HjǪ)  transcr.  image  
Holm papp 6 4°x (papp6x) 48r - 48r (HjǪ)  image  
ÍBR 5 folx (ÍBR5x) 88, 4 - 88, 6 (HjǪ)  image  
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