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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Vafþrúðnismál (Vafþr) - 92

Vafþrúðnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a   19a 

non-skaldic 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   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56 

20 — Vafþr 20

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Vafþr 20)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Segðu það ið eina,
ef þitt æði dugir
ok þú, Vafþrúðnir, vitir,
hvaðan jörð um kom
eða upphiminn
fyrst, inn fróði jötunn.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Tell me this one thing if your mind is sufficient
and you, Vafthrudnir, know,
from where the earth came or the sky above,
first, O wise giant.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 8r, 9 - 8r, 10 (Edda)  image  image  
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