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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

28 — Vafþr 28

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Vafþr 28)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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 fimmta,
allzþikfróðan kveða
ok þú, Vafþrúðnir, vitir,
hverr ása elztr
eða Ymis niðja
yrði í árdaga.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Tell me this fifth thing, since you are said to be wise,
and you, Vafthrudnir, know,
who was the eldest of the Æsir or of Ymir’s descendants
in bygone days.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 8r, 21 - 8r, 22 (Edda)  image  image  
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