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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Not published: do not cite ()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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32 — Grí 32

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ratatoskr heitir íkorni
er renna skal
að aski Yggdrasils;
arnar orð
hann skal ofan bera
ok segja Níðhöggvi niðr.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Ratatosk is the squirrel’s name, who must scurry
about on Yggdrasill’s ash;
the eagle’s utterance he must bring from above
and tell to Nidhogg below.*)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 10r, 22 - 10r, 23 (Edda)  image  image  
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