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Runic Dictionary

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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Grímnismál (Grí) - 58

Grímnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

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22 — Grí 22

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Valgrind heitir
er stendr velli á
heilög fyr helgum durum;
forn er sú grind
en það fáir vitu
hvé hon er ílás lokin.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Valgrind it’s called, standing on the plain,
sacred before the sacred door:
ancient is that gate, but few men know
how it is closed up with a lock.)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 9v, 32 - 9v, 34 (Edda)  image  image  
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